Advanced View Arduino Projects List

List of Projects using arduino with advance view:

  1. Five best types of renewable energy and why are they important?
    The global population increased at its fastest rate in recorded history during the twentieth century, rising from around 1.6 billion in 1900 to over 6 billion in 2000. And due to the rising population, the energy demand has also increased exponentially. Therefore, the world is…... Listed under:
  2. COVID-safe Useless Box
    This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida ( Supplies One (1) Arduino Uno One (1) Adafruit 16-Channel 12-bit PWM/Servo Driver - I2C interface - PCA9685 Two (2) MG995 Metal Gear Servo One (1)…... Listed under:
  3. Measuring the Boiling Point of Liquefied Gases Using Arduino and PhyPhox
    A substance that is in a liquid state is constantly evaporating or passing into the gaseous state (depending on the intermolecular forces and temperature). The pressure exerted by the gaseous molecules produced in this process is known as vapor pressure. The vapor pressure depends on…... Listed under:
  4. A Shuttle Mission Control Mock-Up for Kids
    A Mission Control Center for children was constructed to manage a pretend launch of the space shuttle. I wanted to play-out the make believe mission with nothing but LED lamps to tell the story; both 7-segment displays and graphic displays with LED lights strategically mounted.…... Listed under:
  5. ESP32 CAM WEB Server and Getting Started Guide
    This Instructables is all about setting up ESP32 CAM Webserver. The goal here is to connect ESP32 CAM with FTDI Module and program it with the CAM WEB SERVER sketch which will allow us to monitor the camera feed via a web app. The Next…... Listed under:
  6. Tom the Tortoise Thief
    I had 8 small and really old servos, as well as an ESP32 that was soldered onto a copper stripboard. I therefore decided to make a walking quadruped that would have something sticky on it's stomach, allowing it to pick things up secretly when it…... Listed under:
  7. Wizard Chess
    Wizard Chess is a form of chess originally invented by J.K. Rowling in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. The characters give verbal commands to the chess pieces and they move by magic. Seems impossible right? Not anymore! Using an Arduino Uno, along with an XY…... Listed under:
  8. Machine Learning With the Arduino: Air Quality Prediction Learning With the Arduino: Air Quality Prediction
    Air Quality Prediction is a project that balances Arduino development and Machine Learning. I have always found the world of machine learning captivating but was never able to run models on real-time data. Arduinos provide the solution with a vast array of sensors supported on…... Listed under:
  9. DIY Solar Panel Monitoring System – V1.0
    A few months back, I have installed a small-scale Off-Grid Solar System. I am always very curious to see the performance of my solar PV system, and the good news is that the charge controller that I am using has its own local display for…... Listed under:
  10. Useless Box
    Interested in making a useless box? Building this project was a really fun experience for me. Having very little prior knowledge about circuits, making this simple gadget was a great introduction to circuits for me. And, it's really fun to play with once completed! This…... Listed under:
  11. Neo Pixel Tic Tac Toe (Arduino Uno)
    Tic Tac Toe is a two player game in which the players compete to get 3 pieces in a row. In this project we constructed a Tic Tac Toe game using a number pad and neo pixels as pieces. This results in a portable Tic…... Listed under:
  12. Party’s Over!
    This is a little diorama made with Arduino for a school project. What happens is a party which just stops playing music. As the sound stops there's a bright light which turns on. There are two partypeople. One is having a stroke or something because…... Listed under:
  13. Remote Smoke Alarm Buzzer & Microcontroller Interface
    Add a remote buzzer to Smoke Alarms that are too far away be heard. Also add an optional Microcontroller interface e.g. Arduino. This document describes how to: Modify an escape-light type smoke alarm to sound a remote buzzerCreate the buzzer moduleCreate a microcontroller alarm interface…... Listed under:
  14. The CelloBot (Robot Design Controlled by an Arduino Uno)
    Hello, I'm Andre and this is how you can build and design your own robot with dancing features. This robot was designed as a team project for my junior design class at Georgia Tech. The entire system is completely controlled by an Arduino Uno microcontroller,…... Listed under:
  15. DIY Arduino Smart Digital Scale | ESP8266 + HX711
    Hello to everyone, today I am here to show you a very insteresting project that I was working on for a while, it consists on a digital scale using the ESP-12S microcontroller plus a load cell and it HX711 wheatstone bridge to i2c converter, it…... Listed under:
  16. Wearing Your Heart on Your Sleeve
    There are many smart devices available to us that are able to detect our heart rate and other bio data by using a method called photoplethysmography (PPG), a concept of how blood is able to reflect red light while absorbing green light. The device can…... Listed under:
  17. Pulse Oximeter and Heart Rate Monitor
    Arduinos are incredibly useful tools for all sorts of projects. Given the current COVID-19 pandemic, having easy, fast, cheap, and reliable access to health information is more important than ever. While an Arduino might not be the tool of choice for proper medical applications, we…... Listed under:
  18. Chore Tracker
    Chore Tracker is a device used to help motivate you to do your chores, and manage your time. Each week, Chore Tracker gives you a goal to complete five chores of your choice. It will set a timer for you to stay on track and…... Listed under:
  19. STONE HMI and Arduino + Physical Therapy Instrument
    Today is Friday, January 29, 2021, control of the COVID-19 in Beijing is also promoting the "New Year in place", family said the Spring Festival can not visit each other, or each person is fined 1500. It seems to go out as little as possible,…... Listed under:
  20. Don’t Make Me Choose – a Randomized Light Wheel
    So much of our lives is spent making choices. Cut down on that time by making your own "Don't Make Me Choose" project. This project uses the lights on a Circuit Playground to point to a specific item you have listed on the whiteboard. This…... Listed under:
  21. Resistive/Capacitive Sensing Tester (For E-textiles Soft Sensors and More)
    A handy-dandy portable device for testing e-textile sensors on the fly. Sometimes your electronics workspace and your textiles workspace are not the same places. You want to make multiple samples and test them, but then you have to carry your whole electronics prototyping kit (laptop,…... Listed under:
  22. Over Engineered True Random Value Generator
    Random numbers are often used in daily for example in encryption, gambling, gaming and much more. These numbers are generated by computers using complex algorithm but it can be predicated if we know the seed value and the algorithm. So this is my attempt to…... Listed under:
  23. IoT Temperature and Humidity Sensors
    About a year ago, I felt like some rooms in my house were colder than other ones. I wanted to check for sure, so I built a few temperature and humidity sensors connected to my phone via wifi, and dispersed them in my house. I…... Listed under:
  24. Automate Push Up Routine With ESP8266
    For most of us during lock down, we have been practicing a lot of exercises. Either its some stretching or some muscle building exercises. But one issue that I have faced personally is keeping track of my workouts. I was unable to see my progress…... Listed under:
  25. Smartphone LED Controller Using Bluetooth With Own Application
    Hello friends welcome back to "Techno-E-Solution" In this video I'll be going to show you an interesting project "Smartphone controlled LED Using Arduino & Bluetooth with Own developed Application", I developed this application on kodular app making platform. In this project, we control the LED…... Listed under:
  26. DIY Wireless Pi Table Decor
    Going through the Instructables website, I came across this fascinating "Pi Day Speed Challenge" contest. I decided to take part in the contest, as a challenge to myself of how creative and innovative can I be. As I'm not good as a cook, I did…... Listed under:
  27. Getting Started With ESP-MESH and 8266 -8266
    Introduction ESP-MESH is a networking protocol built on the top of the Wi-Fi protocol. ESP-MESH allows numerous devices (generally referred as nodes) spread over a large physical area to be interconnected under a single WLAN. ESP-MESH allows multiple nodes to communicate with each other under…... Listed under:
  28. Make Your Own Arduino AC Dimmer | Drive Motors & Lights
    Hi every one, here Chris, and I want to show you how I made my own Arduino AC dimmer that can control AC loads such as motors and lights easily. It has the power to handle 1200+ Watts and It's a very nice project for…... Listed under:
  29. Never Lose Your Phone Again
    Who hasn't ever left his phone on a spot and realised they had lost it too late? Anonimoconhache present you the solution: Don't Lose Me. With this amazing gadget you will never lose your phone again. Whenever you are too far away from your phone…... Listed under:
  30. RC Strandbeest
    {This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (} Inspired by the Wind powered machines built by "Theo Janse" I've come up with a design of my own, but with a twist. This design…... Listed under:
  31. Open Grow Light
    Exactly a year ago (February 2020), James’ wife wanted to expand her plant growing setup in the house. This included a bigger, larger, taller plant growing area AND the need for more lighting. BINGO! The seed for the Idea was planted. After an exhaustive market…... Listed under:
  32. Predator Count Down Box
    This is a count down timer with some flair! This project was made as part of an assignment for an online engineering course. The purpose was to have a timer with a set time which would then prompt the user to some action. The timer…... Listed under:
  33. Carnival Lights Game
    Welcome to an Arduino beginner project. It's a simplification of my previous instructable; it's designed to be easier to reproduce. This is a timing minigame where the active light moves back and forth across a row of lights in order. When the button is pressed the…... Listed under:
  34. Toy Camera Using ESP32 + OV2640 Camera and 3.5″ TFT Touchscreen
    blank This project is for educational purposes. I made this for teaching engineering classes for my kids. It helps to describes how the camera works. It consists of three main parts : Brain : the microcontrollerInput : camera moduleOutput : TFT display That parts are…... Listed under:
  35. Ultrasonic Occupancy Counter (2-way)
    blank This simple Arduino project can be placed in the doorway of a shop or other venue to count the number of people inside. Limiting the number of people inside a space can help to maintain social distancing. A demonstration of this project can be…... Listed under:
  36. Automatic Arduino Pet Feeder – 3D Printed (With Stepper Motor)
    Hi guys, I made an automatic 3D Printed Pet Feeder (or just dispenser, but I use it to feed my dog). I 3D modelled all that project. U can print it by yourself. All parts are down there. Basically how it works, is u type…... Listed under:
  37. How to Make Smart Obstacle Avoiding Robot Using Arduino Uno
    blank Hi guys. In this instructable, I will teach you how to build an obstacle avoiding robot. The robot will be a small and simple 2-wheeled car which will move forward until it detects an obstacle in its path. Upon doing so, it will stop,…... Listed under:
  38. Tree Tidy – a Functional Desktop Decoration (Prototype Build)
    Everyone loves a good desktop decoration. We can also agree that keeping our desks clean is great. So why not combine both? In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a desktop item that combines aesthetics and cleanliness to create (in my very biased…... Listed under:
  39. Arduino Basics With Night Light
    Recently I have been playing around with Arduino. Arduino is really cool and is a great way to learn electronics. In this Instructable I will teach you the basics of Arduino including: LED'sButtonsPotentiometersResistorsTinkercadAnd a project with this knowledge. Step 1: The Board The controller can…... Listed under:
  40. Flappy Bird Game Using Arduino & LCD Display
    Hello friends welcome back to "Techno-E-solution" in this article I'll show you how to make "Flappy bird game using arduino Uno & LCD display". This is beginners level project, if board at home & if you want fun with arduino let's make this game. This…... Listed under:
  41. Solar Powered WiFi Weather Station V3.0
    In this Instructable, we will learn how to make a Solar-powered wireless weather station by using an ESP32 Wifi Module and few common weather sensors available in the market. The weather station is fully solar-powered, so no need to worry about the external power supply.…... Listed under:
  42. Automatic Arduino Powered Camera Slider With Pan and Tilt
    Are you fed up of shaky footage that ruins your video? In this Instructable I attempt to address this issue by building my own automated camera slider. I used the power of CAD and digital fabrication to create a robust gantry system that rolls along…... Listed under:
  43. Visualizing Chaos With the Double Pendulum
    We enjoy having an ordered, methodical and efficient lifestyle, however, more recently we have acquired a taste for the disorganized, topsy-turvy, chaotic lifestyle. Which is why, in this Instructable we attempt to address our new found love for chaos by building a simple machine to…... Listed under:
  44. Automatic Toilet Flusher (Reduce Touch, Reduce COVID-19 Infection)
    The place most of us like to see a hands-free toilet flusher is in public washrooms. It will be a welcome convenience – no-one wants to touch a public toilet! In this COVID-19 pandemic touching the flush button in a public toilet is risky also…... Listed under:
  45. Open Theremin From Scratch: Building a PCB From Open Source Plans
    blank This Instructable shows the steps I took to build my own open source theremin (Open Theremin) when there was none available to buy online. The lovely thing about open source is that the plans are freely available to make and modify. A theremin is…... Listed under:
  46. JCB Machine
    JCB Machine is very popular because it is heavy-duty construction equipment in the civil industry. JCB is also known as the backhoe loader. It can be used to load or unload the trucks very quickly. It is used for the construction of roads, loading and…... Listed under:
  47. Portable Portrait Painter
    Introduction There are probably over one-hundred Arduino based plotting machines on the internet with instructions available on how to make them. What makes this one unique (as far as I know), is the inbuilt camera and screen. Other plotters must be connected to a computer.…... Listed under:
  48. Automatic Missile Defence System
    Automatic Missile Defence System destroys aerial targets like aircraft, high-altitude ballistic missiles, and low-altitude cruise missiles. Missile defense systems are really important for a nation like India which is surrounded by hostile neighbors. A Surface to Air missile is a very high speed ( 2-4…... Listed under:
  49. Let Your Plant Talk
    In Today's Tutorial, we will learn how to make our plant talk using Arduino nano with the MP3 player module. Basically, we will connect 3 sensors to the Arduino module: LDR Sensor. Capacitive Moisture sensor. DHT22 Temperature and humidity sensor. We will read the sensors…... Listed under:
  50. How to Teach an Online Circuits Class With Tinkercad
    blank You probably know Tinkercad for the beginner friendly 3D CAD program, but it also includes a circuit + Arduino simulator that runs in your web browser! I've used Tinkercad for both in-person and online college-level classes and for introductory makerspace workshops. In this Instructable I'll not only…... Listed under:
  51. Portable Auto Height Adjust Stand for Multipurpose
    Height is a major concern in public places. Kids affected more in public places due to height problem. The problem places due to height concerns are 1) First place is school from kg kids to High school kids, so lot of height variation so using…... Listed under:
  52. Timer With TM1637 and Arduino
    This timer is useful in both domestic and industrial applications. It is a countdown timer programmable in the range of 1s .... 9999s. During this time, the load is powered by a relay on the board. For repeated timings, it is possible to memorize the…... Listed under:
  53. Smart Pull-Up Bar
    Hello friends! My name is Nikolas and I am 15 years old. Today in this Instructable I'll show you how to make a Smart Pull-Up Bar which, when you start doing Pull-Ups or Chin-Ups starts playing music in order to keep you motivated and after exercising for…... Listed under:
  54. Autonomous Basil Farm With Robot Arm!
    Growing basil is great, but do you know what's even better? Having an autonomous basil farm! As the saying goes: "never spend ten minutes doing something by hand, when you could spend 10 hours failing to automate it". Although I may be bad at gardening,…... Listed under:
  55. STOP Face Touching Device
    Why do you want to stop touching since it is part of our human nature? Well, it is all because of the virus floating around. Health officials keep telling the public to stop touching faces when they couldn't help. So I decided to use some technology to…... Listed under:
  56. DIY Game Controller
    Hey everyone what's up... so this is my DIY Game controller. It uses an Arduino Pro Micro which runs with HID Function, this is actually the second version of my previous game controller which had buttons but this one has two joysticks. unlike the previous…... Listed under:
  57. ECG Display With Arduino
    This ECG (Electrocardiogram) unit has an integrated display. The display can show individual heart beats in a large format, the train of heart beats in a small format and a Poincaré plot. It is battery powered and can be worn round your neck on a lanyard. It…... Listed under:
  58. Ez Arduino 12 DOF Quadruped Robot – Robot Dog Lassie
    Since Boston Dynamics releases the quadruped robot - Spot, making robot dog has been very popular. There are number of attempts to build similar robot. Most are expensive and very difficult to follow and to make one. This instructable is trying to deliever a DIY…... Listed under:
  59. Making an Alarm Clock That Asks Questions Randomly
    Do you usually have trouble getting up? Set more than a dozen alarm clocks in the morning, but still can't wake up and turn them off in a daze. When you waking up and find out that you are late, and then you blame the…... Listed under:
  60. TClock – Tissue Box Clock
    In this Instructable I will show you how you can convert an empty tissue box into a cool Arduino based clock that can show the time, date, current temperature & humidity in the room. If you like this Instructable consider voting for it in theTrash…... Listed under:
  61. Arduino LED Night Lights With Switch to Turn on and Off
    The design was inspired by a product that is also presented on Instructable called "Arduino Basics with Night Light" ( Originally, the device is only allowed to change the LED lights by pushing down a button; after adding the codes and circuits (added: a speaker…... Listed under:
  62. Wireless Mood Meter
    Suppose your mood changes so fast that people can't cope up with it. You feel sad but people do something that makes you more sad. If only they knew what you are feeling right now!Behold, I present you the Wireless Mood Swing Meter!! Place it…... Listed under:
  63. Arduino 8 Key Tinfoil Piano
    In this Instructables tutorial, I will teach you how to make a simple 8 key piano with your Arduino. Supplies: Arduino BoardBreadboard10MΩ Resistor*8Arduino mini box speakerWires/JumpersTapeCardboardTinfoil(optional) Hot glue gun Step 1: Gather Supplies Here is what you'll need: Arduino BoardBreadboard10MΩ Resistor*8 (1MΩ Resistors work too)Arduino…... Listed under:
  64. Arduino Snake LED Game
    In a previous project we created an interactive coffee table, which lit up leds under an object. In this project, we reuse that table to create a snake game from the 2D matrix of LEDs. If some parts of the project are unclear, it may be…... Listed under:
  65. Delayed Dog Feeder
    For our second project, I wanted to make something that I am going to be able to use in my day to day life. When I have to leave during awkward mealtime hours, it's important for my dog to maintain a consistent eating schedule, and…... Listed under:
  66. Arduino Volume Control
    ArduinoUNO with volume control, pause/play button, and LCD display: This tutorial will show you how to set up an arduinoUNO to produce a tone through standard earphones, with volume control via potentiometer, with visual volume display via LCD, with pause/play button. Step 1: Pieces, Parts…... Listed under:
  67. Arduino Cyclone Reaction Time Game
    In this instructable, we walk through how I made a "Cyclone" - type arcade game using an Arduino. This game also includes a reaction timer mode. Let's get started! A list of things you will need: Arduino UnoLCD ScreenMCP23017 serial port expander2 pushbuttonsLEDs of differing…... Listed under:
  68. SafeT-Park System
    This device will help protect parking structures by implementing three safety concepts into an IOT device. Automated emergency response system, in the case of parking structure fires Integrated temperature and altitude sensor to pinpoint the location of the fire Activated pressure system to mitigate radiation…... Listed under:
  69. Arduino Home Irrigation System With a 7 Segment Display
    blank In this instructable we are building a home irrigation system based on an arduino uno. I know there are tons of similiar projects / tutorials already floating the web, but maybe I did something different and you can pick up an idea or two.…... Listed under:
  70. Alone Together – Plant Lamps
    This instructable is part of the course Physical Interaction and Realization at KTH, Royal Institute of Technology. We are going to teach you how to build two, quite organic and interactive plant-lamps, Thorulf and Svamp. Thorulf is a plant with flex sensors and LEDs while Svamp is a collection of mushrooms…... Listed under:
  71. Blink an LED With Arduino in Tinkercad
    blank Let's learn how to blink an LED (light emitting diode) using Arduino’s digital output. If you’re new to Arduino, this is a great place to start. We'll connect an LED to the Arduino Uno and compose a simple program to turn the LED on…... Listed under:
  72. SMS Monitor || Dot Matrix Display || MAX7219 || SIM800L
    In this video, you will learn how to use a GSM module, dot matrix display and how to display scrolling text on it. After that we will combine them together to display messages received over a GSM SIM to a dot matrix display. It is…... Listed under:
  73. Premiere Pro Edit Dial Controller (Seek / Play / Pause) ($6 DIY)
    blank Update!!! New version is here!! I’m really into making Youtube videos for Instructables. Sometimes it is hard to rewind the moment I wanted to pause. So, I thought it would be nice if I had a dial for it. [ Instruction ] Manual Source Code…... Listed under:
  74. Arduino RFID Lock Tutorial
    Dear friends welcome to another Instructable. This is Nick from and today we are going to learn how to use this RFID Reader with Arduino in order to build a simple lock system. For the first time, we are going to use RFID tags…... Listed under:
  75. 6WD Shock Absorption Robot for Arduino
    The new design of the 6WD mobile platform, the vehicle uses 2mm aluminum alloy, aluminum spray surface treatment. 6 high-speed DC motor (original 17000 rpm), with 1:34 full metal gear box, so that the car to obtain strong off-road performance. Shock absorption design is the…... Listed under:
  76. Automated LEGO BB-8!
    We absolutely LOVE the new LEGO Star Wars sets that have come out over the last couple of years. They're well designed, fun to build, and look great. What would make them even more fun is if they also moved on their own! We took…... Listed under:
  77. Arduino RC Car Wheel
    This is an Instructable of my Arduino RC car Wheel in which I took a cheap RCcar and made it so the Arduino could act as a wheel, controlling the direction it goes automatically. The Arduino RC car Wheel is my first original Arduino design…... Listed under:
  78. Arduino Based CNC Plotter Made From Scrap DVD/CD Drives
    Indeed, the world of web has quad trillion tons of information but when you want to build anything you need all the intricate little details. There are already a number of good DIYs, Tutorials and YouTube videos on the topic but I was unable to…... Listed under:
  79. Arduino Based USB Paper Gesture Mouse
    Please vote for me in the conests I have always been pretty amazed by the Capacitive sensor library of Arduino, It makes me feel like a super human, I can make any non conductive material to act like a touch enabled controller for various use…... Listed under:
  80. A Pocket Sized Touch Keyboard
    In this Instructables I am going to explain about my new project called " A Pocket Sized Touch Keyboard" .It is a Arduino based small physical device used to simplify your different keyboard operations.You plugs it into your computer usb port and touch it on…... Listed under:
  81. Cardboard Spider (DIY Quadruped)
    Hello again and welcome to my new project. In this instructable I’ve tried to make a simple Quadruped made from materials accessible to everybody. I know to get a good looking final product you need a 3d printer and maybe a CNC, but not everybody…... Listed under:
  82. Fake Dynamic Price Tag
    Amazon's prices change constantly. If you leave items in your shopping cart for longer than a few hours, you'll likely get alerted about minute fluctuations – $0.10 here, $2.04 there. Amazon and its merchants are obviously using some form of algorithmic pricing to squeeze the…... Listed under:
  83. Coke Machine Can Level Detector
    Rev 2.5 - tidied up the 3D printed parts and updated the plug connector to a common PCB unit. Rev 2 - ultrasonic "button" replaces manual push-button. Pushing a button is so old fashion, particularly when I'm already using an Ultrasonic sensor. Why not use…... Listed under:
  84. Desktop CT and 3D Scanner With Arduino
    Computed tomography (CT) or computed axial tomography (CAT) is most often associated with imaging the body because it enables clinicians to see the anatomical structure inside the patient without having to do any surgery. To image inside the human body, a CT scanner requires X-rays…... Listed under:
  85. Arduino Pong Clock With Temperature and Timer
    In Pong clock mode the clock uses the classic video game Pong to tell the time The 2 players automatically win and lose so their scores show the hours and minutes. It is based on a clock by Nick Hall. This is the 2nd version of…... Listed under:
  86. Line Follower Robot – Arduino Mega/uno – Very Fast Using Port Manipulation
    Line follower robot is a useful robot that is used in ware houses, industries, and stores etc, where it follows a dedicated path. The presented robot captures line position with IR Sensors. If the robot get off the line it will U turn and back to the line…... Listed under:
  87. Robotic Hand With Wireless Glove Controlled | NRF24L01+ | Arduino
    In this video; 3D robot hand assembly, servo control, flex sensor control, wireless control with nRF24L01, Arduino receiver and transmitter source code are available. In short, in this project we will learn how to control a robot hand with a wireless glove. Step 1: Video…... Listed under:
  88. DIY Digital Spirit Level
    In this project we will have a closer look at accelerometer ICs and find out how we can use them with an Arduino. Afterwards we will combine such an IC with a couple of complementary components and a 3D printed enclosure in order to create…... Listed under:
  89. The Ultimate DIY Automatic Fish Feeder Tier 2
    The Tier 2 Feeder is a big step up from the Tier 1. This version uses an ESP8266 wifi module to sync the arduino's clock to control the feeding schedule and the tank's lighting. Step 1: What You Will Need: Everything in Tier 1 except the…... Listed under:
  90. Eve, the Arduino Chatbot
    Hello DIYrs, have there been instances when you really wanted to share your feelings with someone and no trusted one was around? In today's busy world, this is a common instance. Well, a chatbot can help here to make you feel better. And that leads…... Listed under:
  91. Arduino Powered Dog Food Dispenser
    If your house is anything like mine, some tasks may be forgotten when in a rush. Don't let it be your pet that gets forgotten about! This automated dog food dispenser uses an Arduino to deliver the right amount of kibble at the right time.…... Listed under:
  92. Multiple LEDs & Breadboards With Arduino in Tinkercad
    blank Let's learn how to control multiple LEDs using Arduino’s digital outputs and a breadboard. Expanding upon the last lesson on blinking an LED, We'll connect some LEDs to the Arduino Uno and compose a simple program to light them up in a pattern. You can…... Listed under:
  93. Getting Started With Arduino: What You Need to Know
    I have been working with Arduino and electronics for many years now, and I am still learning. In this ever-expanding world of micro-controllers, it is easy to get lost and run circles around yourself trying to find information. In this Instructable, I will be showing…... Listed under:
  94. Minimalist IoT Clock (using ESP8266,, IFTTT, and Arduino IDE)
    In this tutorial I show how you can make a minimalist clock synchronized with the internet. I tested it with two different ESP8266 based boards: Firebeetle and NodeMCU. The microcontroller gets current time from a Google server, and displays it on a NeoPixel LED ring.…... Listed under:
  95. YouTube Subscriber Counter With LEDs
    This is a YouTube Subscriber counter built with an ESP8266. It uses the YouTube apiv3 to poll for changes. It's made specifically for one of my favourite youtubers Henk Rijckaert. It was featured in his livestream where the goal was to get to 9000 subscribers.…... Listed under:
  96. Acoustic Levitator Case
    Acoustic levitator from Asier Marzo is a very popular thing here on instructables. I build it, it was working but I noticed couple of issues. For example: The 3D printed space between bowls is a bit fragile.The levitator can't stand on its own because of…... Listed under:
  97. DIY Attiny Programming Shield
    If you are looking for a small and low powered Arduino board the Attiny is a really good option, its surprisingly featureful for it's size. It has 5 GPIO pins, 3 of which are Analog pins and 2 which have PWM output. It is also…... Listed under:
  98. Knife Sharpening Angle Coach With Bluetooth & Arduino
    Precision sharpening skills aren't developed overnight! Here's a high-tech way to monitor your knife angle during sharpening, with the help of an absolute orientation sensor and bluetooth microcontroller. This project is a collaboration with Alex French Guy Cooking! This is an intermediate level Arduino project, so…... Listed under:
  99. Motorized Window Blinds Controller
    For this project you will be creating a device that is capable of opening and closing window blinds, both automatically and manually (via a push button), based upon a time schedule and sensor data from a light dependent resistor. In addition, this device will be…... Listed under:
  100. Arduino Perpetual Calendar Clock
    The clock uses 2 electro mechanical clock movements controlled by an Arduino to display the Day and Month. A third quartz controlled movement displays the time tide Low or High tide. The Calendar is fully automatic and takes into account leap years as well as…... Listed under:
  101. DIY Word Clock
    Today, I will show you how to build a Word Clock. It is basically a clock which displays time using words. I will also show you how to use a Shift Register and RTC using a microcontroller. Shift Register can come in very handy if you…... Listed under:
  102. Music Reactive Infinite Mirror
    Hi fellow makers! This is a project I've been working on for my Makerspace class at Collégial international Sainte-Anne. I truly hope you will like it! *I'm sorry about the focus being bad. It was almost impossible to obtain a great focus since the…... Listed under:
  103. Electronic Chameleon
    Ever wondered how the chameleon changes its colour through the changes in environmental colours? There's something called Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone or MSH. If you want to dig more into this please follow this Link. The stories apart, I wanted to build ambient lighting system or something…... Listed under:
  104. Automatic Drone Lap Timer – 3D Printed, Arduino Powered.
    I've been growing more and more interested in the idea of First Person Video (FPV) drone racing. I've recently acquired a small drone and wanted a way of timing my laps - this is the resulting project. This drone landing pad features an integrated ultrasonic…... Listed under:
  105. Reaction Time Meter (Visual, Audio and Touch)
    Reaction time is a measure of time a person takes to identify a stimulus and produce a response. For example an athlete's audio reaction time is time elapsed between firing of gun shot (that starts the race) and him or her starting the race. Reaction…... Listed under:
  106. Cheap and Simple Arduino Eggbot
    In this Instructables I want to show how to make a simple and cheap arduino plotter that can draw on eggs or other spherical objects. In addition, soon Easter and this homemade will be very handy Step 1: Watch the Video Step 2: Materials…... Listed under:
  107. Arduino CNC Drawing Machine (or the Road to Success)
    This project is based on mostly items which are easy to find. The idea is to take two unused computer disk units and combine them to create an automated drawing machine which resembles a CNC machine. The pieces used out of the drives include the…... Listed under:
  108. Fading LED With Arduino Analog Output in Tinkercad
    blank Let's learn to adjust an LED's brightness using one of the Arduino's analog outputs. You've probably already learned how to use Arduino's digital i/o pins to send HIGH and LOW signals to an LED, but some of these pins are capable of simulating a signal…... Listed under:
  109. Arduino-controlled Water Rockets
    You've all probably had a chance to do that classic high-school experiment: pop bottle rockets. You've probably taped on some fins, a paper nosecone, and presto! You launch a "rocket" that is loads of fun- and watched it fall down from the sky. Why stop…... Listed under:
  110. ISS Pointer Robo
    blank Hi there, This is my contribution to the Space-Contest. There are some ISS-Pointer around the WWW. Some of them use several PSUs and/or quite big motors. My goal was to build something cheap, looking cute and a little bit badass - all powered with only one 5 Volt…... Listed under:
  111. Motion Activated Stairs
    Yes, I know what you're thinking, this does seem a little overkill but first of all, you'll never have to worry about stubbing your toe again and second, it makes walking up and down your stairs so much fun, i found myself going upstairs for no reason…... Listed under:
  112. Custom Macro Mechanical Keypad
    In this Instructable I will be taking you through the basics of creating your own 6 keyed macropad, controlled by an Arduino. I will be taking you through what you need, how to assemble it, how to program it, and how to improve it or…... Listed under:
  113. Yes – No : an Arduino Driven Mailbox
    In this project we're going to show you how to make your mailbox more fun and usefull. With this mailbox, if a letter is in your mail you have a nice light wich shows if you have mail, and you can controll this mailbox with…... Listed under:
  114. Web-Connected SMART LED Animation Clock With Web-based Control Panel, Time Server Synchronized
    The story of this clock goes back a long way - more than 30 years. My father pioneered this idea when I was just 10 years old, long before the LED revolution - back when LED's where 1/1000 the brightness of their current blinding brilliance.…... Listed under:
  115. Convert Your IR Remote to RF Remote
    In today's Instructable, I'll show you how you can use a generic RF module without a microcontroller which will eventually lead us to build a project where you can convert an IR Remote of any device to a RF Remote. The main advantage of converting…... Listed under:
  116. Test Any MCU Using Only 4 I/O Lines
    With this 'Test Fixture' and provided software you can test virtually any MCU with as little as 4 digital I/O lines (even only 2 is possible, all be it tricky) for project suitability and performance. When I start a new project I don't like hooking…... Listed under:
  117. Fish Feeder 2
    Introduction / Why this project In 2016 I build my first fish feeder, see Fish Feeder 1. The feeder worked fine for more then half a year. After that period the servos were worn out, causing the program to halt, without sending an error-mail. Oops. I didn’t…... Listed under:
  118. Kids MP3 Music Box
    When looking for some new DIY projects around arduino I found some nice ideas on RFID based MP3 players for Kids. And there is one great professional toy box on the market - these guys rule. They made a great business out of their smart…... Listed under:
  119. Versatile Volt, Ampere, and Power Meter
    Multimeters are suitable for many purposes. But usually, they only measure one value at a time. If we deal with power measurements, we need two multimeters, one for voltage and the second for Ampere. And if we want to measure efficiency, we need four multimeters.…... Listed under:
  120. Building a DIY Arduino on a PCB and Some Tips for Beginners
    This is meant as a guide to anyone soldering their own Arduino from a kit, which can be purchased from A2D Electronics. It contains many tips and tricks in order to build it successfully. You will also learn about what all the different components do. Read…... Listed under:
  121. Alexa-Enabled Death Star Lamp
    Bring a snippet of the Dark Side to your living room with this unique voice-activated lamp. A functional work of art that is both useful and pleasing to look at. Switching on or off? All lamps do that! Changing brightness? Very common! But can yours do this? *cue…... Listed under:
  122. 10 Useful Arduino Projects to Complete This Year
    Whether you are new to the world of DIY electronic problems or an experienced fanatic, you will have heard of the Arduino. Arduino is the perfect source of microcontrollers; not only are their products reliable, open-source, affordable and efficient, they are also hugely versatile. The…... Listed under:
  123. Arduino Star-Finder for Telescopes
    Space is big. Really big. Owning a small telescope can give a lot of pleasure, but it's often a struggle trying to locate specific objects in the night sky. In this project I made and integrated an Arduino-powered star-finder with a small reflecting telescope, to allow…... Listed under:
  124. DIY IoT Lamp for Home Automation || ESP8266 Tutorial
    In this tutorial we're going to make an internet connected smart lamp. This will go deep into internet of things and opens up a world of home automation! The lamp is WiFi connected and built to have an open message protocol. This means you can…... Listed under:
  125. LED Cube Display
    In this project, you will build an 8x8x8 LED cube as a display. After building the cube and learning the code basics, you will be able to write your own display animations. It is a great visual for scientific purposes and it will be a…... Listed under:
  126. NodeMCU Humidity/Temperature Unit
    n this tutorial we are going to show you how to setup your own temperature and humidity sensor. We are going to use a DHT22 unit, which is a low-cost digital output relative humidity and temperature sensor. The device includes a capacative humidity sensor and…... Listed under:
  127. Acrylic Fish Feeder
    Step 1: Prepare Your Materials For this project, you will need the following materials: For the circuit:3 pieces of Insulated copper wire (22AWG wire) around 4-6 inches long, stripped on both endsAC/DC AdaptorGWS Mini ServoDouble Side Servo armServo screw (1.7 x 3mm)ArduinoUSB Cable A to…... Listed under:
    This gaming box is made from Arduino Uno R3, LoLShield, MPU6050 and Microphone module. With LoLShield, we can show a message/scrolling message or animation picture like: plasma effect, sinewave effect...With MPU6050, we can read value from accelerometer and gyroscope to control movement for simple games…... Listed under:
  129. Convert Your Old Phone to a Remote Switch
    Ever wondered what to do with your old basic phones? The advent of a smartphone in last decade made all the basic phones obsolete. Even though they had good battery life and decent look they are less when compared to big smartphones which have big…... Listed under:
  130. Awful to Awesome: Replace a Mechanical Alarm Sound
    Hoping to reduce my late-night smartphone use, I got a vintage alarm clock for next to my bed. This beautiful mechanical flip clock has just one problem: a truly horrifying alarm sound. (Witness the first video above.) It’s no wonder what this clock isn’t being…... Listed under:
  131. How to Build a GPS Guided Robot
    Here is a Youtube video of me demonstrating the GPS Guided Robot. You can see that I am holding a cellphone and controlling the robot. I am at a tennis court and I am setting a Waypoint for the robot to return to. Once I…... Listed under:
  132. Pocket Metal Locator – Arduino
    This cool little Pocket Metal Locator is sensitive enough to identify small nails and tacks in wood and compact enough to fit into awkward spaces making it convenient to carry and use for metal locating. The unit has four independent search coils and color LED…... Listed under:
  133. Training Heart Rate Zone Monitor Watch
    blank College is a hectic and chaotic time in ones life, that is why it is very important to keep your stress level low. One way we like to do this is by working out, it helps keep your mind clear and body feeling healthy.…... Listed under:
  134. Rob the Automated Robot
    This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida ( In this tutorial you will learn how to make a fully automated robot named Rob who is equipped with sensors that allow it to detect…... Listed under:
  135. Infinite Jest
    A rotating machine that is controlled by a robotic glove. Neverending fun. Step 1: Concept Our seminar assignment was to design a useless machine. Thinking about absurd tasks, we were inspired by the greek myth of Sisyphus and the idea of gravitational weight shifting in…... Listed under:
  136. Show Winch
    For this project, I wanted to create a winch that would be functional for use in a show in a theatre. Often, we have to fly in and out small objects, like chandeliers. This unit would be ideal for raising and lowering small objects in…... Listed under:
  137. DMX Effect Controller
    The goal of this project was to make a DMX-Controlled plug box which would allow on-stage effects or devices to be triggered remotely from the lighting console. This could potentially eliminate the need for a separate control system and operator backstage. This controller could be…... Listed under:
  138. Neo Pixel, Fastest Thumb Game.
    I built this project because to take to my local Makerfaire In Newcastle, UK. The idea was to make a school yard game that would be relatively cheap and simple to produce. The idea is simple, to win you have to press the button repeatedly until you…... Listed under:
  139. DIY Weighing Machine
    In today's Instructable, I'll show you how to build an easy but useful Weighing Machine. It is very sensitive and accurate up to 3 grams. The maximum weight it can measure is 20 kgs but I'll also show you how you can effortlessly build one…... Listed under:
  140. Ultrasonic Range Finder
    This instructable describes how to create a non-contact range-finder using an Arduino and an HC-SR04 ultrasonic module to measure distances in the range 2cm – 400cm. The accuracy is typically +/- 3mm depending on distance, air temperature, and humidity. Step 1: Parts List Very few…... Listed under:
  141. Around the World Time Clock
    Whether world trotting or just interested in knowing what time it is before making that late night call, a 5 zone world clock fits the bill. Since I got some extra TM1637 7 digit displays in my latest shipment, I decided to put together a…... Listed under:
  142. Magic Wand Target Practice (IR Arduino Project)
    This is how I made my project for Electronic Art. This project was to focus on using an Arduino Uno to make a wearable. I did not focus so much on the wearable, I more so focused on playing around with an IR sensor and…... Listed under:
  143. Squirting Scuba Helmet
    In this project we will create a timer based water pump scuba helmet that will mist or spray every ten seconds. The original intention of this project is for the helmet to be used as a wearable garden, however, depending on the nozzels you use…... Listed under:
  144. HALO: Handy Arduino Lamp Rev1.0 W/NeoPixels
    blank In this instructable, I will be showing you how to build HALO, or Handy Arduino Lamp Rev1.0. HALO is a simple lamp, powered by Arduino Nano. It has a total footprint of about 2" by 3", and a weighted wood base for extreme stability. The flexible neck…... Listed under:
  145. The Artificial Plant Emotion Expressor (A.P.E.X.)
    blank Step 1: Introduction What is APEX? APEX is a smart (not to mention cute) plant monitoring device. Just plug it into any plant and it will display the "happiness" level of the plant! This is a great reminder to water your plants if you…... Listed under:
  146. Automatic Chicken Coop Door – Arduino Controlled.
    blank This Instructable is for the design of an automatic chicken door with manually alterable opening and closing times. The door can be opened or closed remotely at any time. The door is designed to be modular; the frame, door and controller can be constructed…... Listed under:
  147. Card Reading Shop Power Switch
    This box reads any card with a magnet strip and, if you're on the registered personnel list, turn on the shop power via a relay. A sole person, to be added to the program file upon creation, has the power to add others to this…... Listed under:
  148. RGB LED Matrix With an ESP8266
    I think these RGB LED Matrix displays are one of best displays you can get for your Arduino projects, they are incredibly bright and vivid and are actually pretty easy to use too! They can be used for displaying text, images or a combination of…... Listed under:
  149. Light Up Clock for Kids – Green Means Go! Red, Stay in BED!!!
    We were going crazy without enough sleep!!! Our 2-year-old could not understand how to "wait for the 7" on the clock before coming out of his room morning after morning. He'd wake up early (I mean like 5:27am - "there's a 7!!!" he'd say) and…... Listed under:
  150. IOT Blink
    Anyone who's started learning about microcontrollers and code could tell you that a good place to start is by looking at the most basic example sketches provided. As often times their simplicity can teach you a lot more than you think. With the Arduino, one…... Listed under:
  151. Art Deco FM Radio Project Using Arduino
    blank Dear friends welcome to another Arduino project Instructable! I am very excited because today I am going to show you how I built this Art Deco style FM Radio project using Arduino. It is by far the most complex project I have ever built and…... Listed under:
  152. TRASH-BOT. (Arduino Auto Open Close Trash Bin)
    Everything's getting smarter right? So why not your Trash Bin? This trash bin Opens and Closes its lid if it sees any Rubbish in front of it. You just need to bring the rubbish to it and it'll open automatically and will wait for you…... Listed under:
  153. Electric-Analog Piano
    Music is a big part of our culture -- everyone enjoys listening to music. But while listening to music is one thing, learning to make music is another thing. Similarly, while making music is a difficult task, building a musical instrument is a whole new…... Listed under:
  154. Circuito Arduino Controller Pad
    "Circuito" is a DIY controlling pad. It is a Supplementary project for my previous Robotic Arm project. The Controlling Pad is a computer controlled mechanical constructions that help to move and manage any robotic arm depend on servo motors. It can be considered kinetic control pad…... Listed under:
  155. LED Ukulele
    blank Hi, my name is Elaine. This project combines a lot of things that I enjoy so I hope you enjoy it as well! The LED ukulele we'll be building teaches you how to play the four most played chords: C, G, Am, and F.…... Listed under:
  156. Digital Input With a Pushbutton With Arduino in Tinkercad
    blank Let's learn how to read a pushbutton using Arduino's digital input! We'll connect up a simple circuit using a solderless breadboard and use some simple Arduino code to control a single LED. So far you've learned to control LEDs with code, which is one use…... Listed under:
  157. Arduino Pocket Game Console + A-Maze – Maze Game
    Welcome to my first instructable! The project I want to share with you today is Arduino maze game, which became a pocket console as capable as Arduboy and similar Arduino based consoles. It can be flashed with my (or your) future games thanks to exposed…... Listed under:
  158. 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand With Capacitive Touch Sensing
    In this Instructables I’ve come with an idea that can be implemented to existing 3d printed prosthetic hands. In existing electrically powered prosthesis I Couldn’t find the use of capacitive touch sensing technology for the actuation of fingers. This project combines two very cool things, Arduino with Capacitive…... Listed under:
  159. Internet Speed Gauge
    blank Overview This "Internet Speed Gauge" will give you near real time oversight of your network usage. This information is available on the web interface of most home routers. However, accessing it requires you to stop your current task to go look it up. I…... Listed under:
  160. Simple Braille Writer (Speech to Braille)
    blank Hello everyone, All this started with doing a simple XY plotter after completing it successfully, I thought to develop a simple speech to braille text converter.I started searching it online and unexpectedly the prices were too high,that boosted me built a small portable and…... Listed under:
  161. Phone+Arduino Controlled Teddy Ruxpin
    In this instructable I will be demonstrating how to control Teddy Ruxpin with a phone and the help of an arduino. After this modification Teddy Ruxpin will work as Google Assistant(or just about any other virtual assistant) and be able to lip sync voice recordings.…... Listed under:
  162. A Useful Remembrall
    If you've ever watched the Harry Potter series, then you would have seen Neville receive a gift from his Gran which was a Remembrall. For those Muggles who haven't watched it yet or don't remember the scene, a Remembrall is a large marble sized glass…... Listed under:
  163. Mini CNC Laser Wood Engraver and Laser Paper Cutter.
    This is an Instructables on how I made an Arduino based Laser CNC wood engraver and Thin paper cutter using old DVD drives, 250mW laser. Playing area is 40mm x 40mm max. Isn't it fun making a own machine out of old things? Step 1:…... Listed under:
  164. Anti-Social Glasses
    You look up, they tilt down! A tilt switch controls 2 servos which open/ close shutters on a pair of custom glasses. project by Rob Faulkner and You-Wen Ji Step 1: Parts (1) 30 x 60 cm plastic sheet (We used polystyrene but its up…... Listed under:
  165. IoT Desktop Console. Part : 11 IoT, Home Automation
    Preamble This article, the 11th in a series on home automation documents how to create and integrate an IoT Desktop Device into an existing home automation system including all the necessary software functionality to enable the successful deployment within a domestic environment. Picture 1 shows the completed…... Listed under:
  166. Robotic Arm Controlled by Glove
    Purpose: Gain experience, and problem-solving skills by creating a project to complete Outline- Use a glove to connect through an arduino to control a 3-D robotic printed "arm". Each of the joints on the 3-D printed arm has a servo which connects to the flex…... Listed under:
  167. Aerobic Arduino – a $15 Fitness Tracker Power by an Arduino
    Please vote for this in the fitness challenge instead of a Fitbit or a smartwatch, you can build an Arduino powered fitness tracker for only $15! It tracks the pumping motion of your arms while running and uses an accelerometer to detect this. It is…... Listed under:
  168. Arduino Ultra Mega Timers
    blank Hi! "Arduino Timer with on/off setpoint" is my most viewed instructable by far, so i got a lot of questions in the comments, inbox and youtube, about how to add minutes,seconds, days and save settings on the eeprom.... so i decided to bring an…... Listed under:
  169. Arduino Energy Meter – V2.0
    Hello friend, welcome back after a long break. Earlier I have posted an Instructables on Arduino Energy Meter which was mainly designed to monitor the power from the solar panel (DC Power) in my village. It became very popular on the internet, lots of people all over…... Listed under:
  170. DIY Telematics Box
    Telematics boxes (aka Black Boxes) are used to record and log various attributes of a moving vehicle. They have been primarily used in airplanes to log various attributes of an aircraft, for example, air speed, heading, fuel levels, radio chatter etc. It is the first…... Listed under:
  171. ArduMeter: an Arduino Based Multimeter (Sort Of)
    The ArduMeter is an Arduino Based Multimeter, which many people have made to perform different operations, and searching on google you could find all the variety of things it can do. I wanted to make one that is portable, quite easy to use, give decent…... Listed under:
  172. RC Flight Data Recorder/Black Box
    In this instructable I am going to be building a arduino based fight data recorder for RC vehicles, specifically RC aeroplanes. I am going to be using a UBlox Neo 6m GPS module connected to an arduino pro mini and a SD card shield to…... Listed under: ,
  173. Make an Illuminated Rainbow Synthesizer With an Arduino!
    blank This Instructable shows you how to add a high-resolution touch screen to your Arduino and make a synthesizer that controls colored LEDs! The techniques you learn here can serve as a foundation for other touch screen projects! In this Instructable, you will learn: Where…... Listed under:
  174. RGB Box Clock
    blank This is a clock and decorative RGB Led Matrix It's controlled by a Colorduino Shield and NodeMCU v3 Board using i2C communication. With Blynk app you can setup the alarm,change colors and other things. Parts list is: LoLin V3 NodeMcu Lua CH340G ESP8266 Board…... Listed under:
  175. Arduino Lilypad Controlled NeoPixel Earrings
    blank Hello everyone, Don't you want to have such a nice and cool earring when you go out at night or for parties? I would like to have it, that's why I made Arduino Lilypad Controlled Neopixel Earrings. 🙂 These earrings don't just light up.…... Listed under:
  176. Control Your Model Train Layout With Your TV REMOTE!
    In this instructable, I will show you how to make an IR remote control system for a model train. You will then be able to control your trains while relaxing on your couch. So, let's get started! Step 1: Collect All the Stuff! Here is the…... Listed under:
  177. TerraDome : Mini Tropical Greenhouse With Arduino
    TerraDome is an indoor greenhouse for plants and tropical flowers shaped octagonal dome. It is driven by an Arduino Mega that regulates temperature and lighting through different sensors and an LCD display. It also has doors to the Jurassic Park (or Jurassic World) that opens…... Listed under:
  178. Smartphone / Tab Controlled ROBOT ARM !!
    Making ROBOT ARMs is very popular and fun among hobbyists,but it's not that easy to control a ROBOT ARM. So today we'll be making a robot arm that can be controlled using just your Android Smartphone or tablet. Good news is, you just need to…... Listed under:
  179. Riding Through Walls: Google Street View Stationary Bike Interface
    The Riding Through Walls: Google Street View Stationary Bike Interface allows you to cycle through Google Street-View from the comfort of your living room. Using some simple electronics, an Arduino, a stationary bike, a computer, and projector or TV you can explore the world without…... Listed under:
  180. NeoPixel Ring Kaleidoscope
    I am pleased to offer instructions and material files for making a LightLogo Kaleidoscope! I have been thinking about doing this for many months and finally worked out a design. If you have any improvements on this design please do share! You will need: Adafruit…... Listed under:
  181. Make Your Own 1D Pong Game
    For this project I will show you how I combined an MDF board with buzzer buttons, LEDs and an Arduino Nano in order to create a 1D Pong Game that is really fun to play. Along the way I will show you how to create…... Listed under:
    The Indigo Butterflies looks so awesome, Aren't they? Colors, Colors, Everywhere. Some are here, and some are there. Mood Lighting to be Happy, Relaxed, or Focused. In this Instructable I’ll show you how I build an Acrylic LED Lamp with WS2812B addressable RGB LEDs, Acrylic Cylinder with…... Listed under:
  183. Arduino Serial Monitor in Tinkercad
    Keeping track of everything going on in your program can be an uphill battle. The serial monitor is a way to listen to what's going on in your code by reporting back to the computer over the USB cable. In the Tinkercad Circuits simulator, the Serial Monitor…... Listed under:
  184. Arduino Word Clock Mini
    Arduino Word Clock Mini- Anniversary Clock Relatively easy to build Word Clock using a Arduino Nano and four MAX7219 32mm Dot Matrix Display ModulesChoice of styles, picture frame or Perspex cube with various base options. Specs Mini Arduino Word Clock with minute resolution of time…... Listed under:
  185. Virtual Reality Flying Machine (Arduino)
    This project goes through converting a hammock into a VR flying machine. We will use a VR app that is running the WRLD SDK in Unity so you can input whatever GPS coordinates you want and fly around that area in VR! This VR app…... Listed under:
  186. OLED Tutorial | Convert SPI to I2C
    In this tutorial, we are going to learn about OLED displays. Which can be very easily interfaced with Arduino and can display important parameters for your project, and see how to convert these screens from SPI to I2C, So let's get started! Step 1: Watch…... Listed under:
  187. Arduino Robot Arm
    Arduino robot arms are among the most popular DIY projects. We decided to make ours out of recycled materials we found in our workshop. We hope you enjoy this build. Step 1: ​Electronics Main components Arduino UNO3 SparkFun Servos (Generic Metal Gear) PS2 Joystick…... Listed under:
  188. Arduino-based LED “Bloody Red” Automatic Stairs
    WHAT? Hi! I've made bleeding LED stairs! It's a new Instructables leveraging some hardware installation I had done already from a previous I'ble from mine. I made a RED animation that resembles blood drops, perfect to be activated automatic during those trick or treat moments!…... Listed under:
  189. Jump Sensitive Neopixel Trampoline
    In this instructable, I will show you how to build a trampoline that changes colors whenever you jump on it! Step 1: The Things You Need Materials: 3 rolls of wire, different colors, the thinner the betterSolder, the thinner the better - I had…... Listed under:
  190. Dual Sensor Echo Locator
    This instructable explains how to pinpoint the location of an object using an Arduino, two ultrasonic sensors, and Heron’s formula for triangles. There are no moving parts. Heron’s formula allows you to calculate the area of any triangle for which all sides are known. Once…... Listed under:
  191. (almost) Universal MIDI SysEx CC Programmer (and Sequencer…)
    In the mid eighties synths manufaturers started a "less is better" process that led to barebones synths. This allowed the reduction of costs on the manufaturer side, but made the patching process tediuos if not impossible for the final user. Manufacturers themselfs and third party…... Listed under:
  192. IPad Play Timer
    I think this is a topic every parent is struggling with. How much can the kids play with their iPads (or any other tablet). We tried multiple approaches, like fixed times, but that did not really work as our kid then always wanted to go home…... Listed under:
  193. IoT Hydroponics – Using IBM’s Watson for PH and EC Measurements
    This instructable will show how to monitor EC, pH, and temperature of a hydroponics setup and upload the data to IBM's Watson service.Watson is free to get started with. There are paid plans, but the free plan is more than enough for this project. Step…... Listed under:
  194. DIY Miniature Solar Tracker
    In this project I will show you how to create a solar tracker which like the name implies can follow the movement of the sun throughout the day. And at the end I will show you the energy harvest difference between a solar tracker mounted…... Listed under:
  195. Infinity Mirror With Ultra Sonic Sensors
    This was my project for Hack Sioux Falls. I built it one weekend and it turned out a lot different than I thought it would. It was a lot of fun and there are a lot of variations on what you could have the Arduino…... Listed under:
  196. Unicorn Horn With NeoPixel LEDs & Arduino Lilypad
    Today I'm gonna make 3D Printed Unicorn Horn. I saw and did the project in Adafruit's website about a year ago but I could not find an opportunity to share it. It looks great when going out to the party and especially in the evenings.…... Listed under:
  197. DIY Li-ion Capacity Tester !
    When it comes to building the battery packs, Li-ion cells are one of the best choices without the doubt. But if you get them from old laptop batteries then you might want to do a capacity test before building the battery pack. So today I…... Listed under:
  198. ESP8266 Temperature Controlled Relay
    A friend of mine is a scientist who does experiments that are very sensitive to air temperature and humidity. The incubator room has a small ceramic heater but the heater's thermostat was not nearly accurate enough, only able to maintain the temperature within 10-15 degrees.…... Listed under:
  199. ESP8266 LED Matrix Clock
    ESP8266 LED Matrix Clock Simple LED matrix Clock based on the popular ESP8266 with Real Time Clock module and time synchronization over WiFi from an NTP server. NEW ! ESP32 version also available Step 1: Parts and Tools First let's see what we need. Parts: 6 x…... Listed under:
  200. Morphing Digital Clock
    A quick video about this project. I have since implemented a way to set timezone. Thanks to the work of the Arduino and ESP8266 community, this cool clock is a surprisingly easy to build! Just two main components: Display (obviously) and a WiFi MicroControllerNo…... Listed under:
  201. NeoMatrix 8×8 Word Clock
    Are you fascinated with the passage of time? Do you want a stylish, modern and functional timepiece to add to your clock collection? The word clock is a one-of-a-kind time telling device, using a grid of letters to spell out the time. While you could…... Listed under:
  202. ROOM MAPPING Arduino Robot With Unity 3D
    This project uses an Arduino robot running a ESP-8266 Node MCU that communicates (and drives around) with a mobile phone. The phone is running an app made in the video game engine Unity 3D that does 3 things: 1.) The first scene allows you to…... Listed under:
  203. Noise Traffic Light – DIY 3D Printed
    All people want to work in silence and It’s important to have a good working environment. The silence leads to an efficient work. We did this project to reach this proposal. The noise traffic light consists of a ‘traffic light’ which controls the dB of…... Listed under:
  204. How Rotary Encoder Works With Arduino!
    A rotary encoder is a great input device for any project such as a 3D printer's menu. So in this tutorial, we will learn how a rotary encoder works and how to use it with Arduino. So let's get Started! Step 1: Watch the Video…... Listed under:
  205. Bluetooth Controlled Robot Car
    were you always fascinated by RC cars ? Ever wanted to make one yourself ? controlled by your own smartphone ? ----> lets start So, hey guys, here in this project i have tried to make a Bluetooth controlled car with the help of…... Listed under:
  206. Low-Poly Iron Man With Wifi-Controlled LED Strips
    This interactive wall art piece is approximately 39" tall and 24" wide. I laser cut the wood at Clemson University's Student Makerspace, then I hand-painted all the triangles and installed the lights on the back of it. This instructable will walk through how I made…... Listed under:
  207. Binary LED Marble Clock
    Now I think just about everybody has a binary clock and here's my version. What I enjoyed was that this project combined some woodwork, programming, learning, electronics and perhaps just a little artistic creativity. It shows time, month, date, day of week, temperature and humidity…... Listed under:
  208. Giant Retro Gamepad
    So we decided to make a giant working gamepad... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ The basic idea was to use up some scrap wood and add some inexpensive electronics to make it functional while keeping the overall costs low. I already had most of the materials lying around my…... Listed under:
  209. Study Better With a Smart Desk Lamp – IDC2018IOT
    People in the western world spend a lot of time sitting. At the desk, driving around, watching TV and more. Sometimes, sitting too much can harm your body and harm your focusing abilities. Walking and standing up after a given time is crucial to perform…... Listed under:
  210. Retro Arcade Clock – Arduino
    Build an interactive arcade bedside clock, with a touchscreen, and animated arcade figures that you can record a sound of your choice for the alarm. This is an update of a previous project which now includes a 3D Printed Case and four separate programs to…... Listed under:
  211. DIY Smart Scale With Alarm Clock (with Wi-Fi, ESP8266, Arduino IDE and
    In my previous project, I developed a smart bathroom scale with Wi-Fi. It can measure user's weight, display it locally and send it to the cloud. You can get more details about this on link below: This solved part of my problems: how to…... Listed under:
    we all love food isn't that right? of course yes, everyone has tried cooking once in their life, and already knows the struggle to get exact amount of oil for the perfect recipe, so here is a project which will help you get it correct, follow the…... Listed under:
  213. How to Make a Digital Watch
    This is the first time I am writing an Instructable so hopefully I write well enough for you to understand. Today I will be telling you how to make a digital watch from a website that I found. The website is called It was…... Listed under:
  214. PIR Motion Sensor With Arduino in Tinkercad
    Let's learn to sense movement in a room with a PIR motion sensor and Arduino's digital input. We'll connect up a circuit using a breadboard and use some simple Arduino code to control a single LED. We'll use Tinkercad Circuits to simulate the circuit so…... Listed under:
  215. 80s Style Melting Digital “Dali” Clock
    This Instructable shows you how to build an 80s style digital "dali" clock with melting digits. I first came across this style of clock on the Apple Macintosh back when I was a kid in the 80s. This Instructable shows my attempt to recreate the…... Listed under:
  216. DIY Wave Tank/flume Using Arduino and V-slot
    A wave tank is a laboratory setup for observing the behavior of surface waves. The typical wave tank is a box filled with liquid, usually water, leaving open or air-filled space on top. At one end of the tank an actuator generates waves; the other…... Listed under:
  217. IoT Split-flap Weather Forecast Powered by XOD
    Hi everyone! In this instructable, I tell you how to make split-flap display and show the current weather conditions on it. Also how to fetch the weather information from the Web using Wi-Fi and API. I am a fan of the XOD visual programming environment. With…... Listed under:
  218. Lightpipe 7-Segment Display
    What if I told you that you could build a display out of shoe laces!? Well that is exactly what I've done! Building your own seven segment display is nothing new, it's a very common Arduino project, but I had an idea for this one…... Listed under:
  219. Light Sensor (Photoresistor) With Arduino in Tinkercad
    Let's learn how to read a photoresistor, a light-sensitive type of variable resistor, using Arduino's Analog Input. It's also called an LDR (light-dependent resistor). So far you've already learned to control LEDs with Arduino's analog output, and to read a potentiometer, which is another type of variable…... Listed under:
  220. ITTT – Sunlight Simulating Lightbox
    I made a Sunlight simulating lightbox with a mountain village skyline, that I might upgrade to a wake-up light some time, for a school project. Step 1: Get the Supplies Supplies I used: -Arduino UNO -Neopixel ledstrip 1m, 30 leds(DC5V-W2812) -3 jumper wires -USB cable…... Listed under:
  221. *IMPROVED* Smart LED Candle: Reactive to Sound and Aesthetically Pleasing
    Remember the "smart" LED candle from a few months ago? Well, the idea was nice, but the overall execution lacked some oomph. Technologically and aesthetically speaking there was a lot to improve. First off, as an artist, I wanted the container for the candle to look amazing.…... Listed under:
  222. An LED You Can Blow Out Like a Candle!
    LEDs are designed to emit light, but they also make surprisingly capable sensors. Using only an Arduino UNO, an LED and a resistor, we will build a hot LED anemometer that measures wind speed, and turns off the LED for 2 seconds when it detects…... Listed under:
  223. Biometric Personal Diary
    This neat little gadget has a fingerprint sensor so you can secure your cool stuff in a personalised portable case. I use to hold a diary and pen and designs for my new projects. Features a 3d printed case and uses an Arduino nano. Great…... Listed under:
  224. TMP36 Temperature Sensor With Arduino in Tinkercad
    In this project, you will turn the Arduino into a thermometer! Use a temperature sensor to measure your skin temperature, and register the output with three LEDs. Even though the Arduino is a digital tool, it can interpret signals from an analog input, like the…... Listed under:
  225. DIY Adjustable Constant Load (Current & Power)
    In this project I will show you how I combined an Arduino Nano, a current sensor, an LCD, a rotary encoder and a couple of other complementary components in order to create an adjustable constant load. It features a constant current and power mode and…... Listed under:
  226. Arduino Arcade Lego Games Box
    If you have kids, you are likely facing the same issues as we did with the Lego sets you bought for them. They assemble and play with them but after a while the sets transform into a single pile of bricks. The kids grow up…... Listed under:
  227. Ultrasonic Distance Sensor in Arduino With Tinkercad
    Let's measure distances with an ultrasonic rangefinder (distance sensor) and Arduino's digital input. We'll connect up a circuit using a breadboard and use some simple Arduino code to control a single LED. You may have already learned to read a pushbutton and PIR motion sensor with Arduino's digital input,…... Listed under:
  228. DIY Electronic Locker Using Fingerprint Sensor
    Bored of keeping track of countless locks and their keys? How about using your own fingerprint to unlock each and every safe in your house, just like your Smartphone? Sounds cool, right? Let's make an electronic Fingerprint locker that will keep all your secrets a…... Listed under:
  229. Measuring Time Period of a Pendulum Using IR Sensor
    Calculating on paper is never an easy job. And when it comes to formulas with sub-formulas of their own, it is nothing short of a nightmare! Take the case of a simple pendulum, which has a variable with a formula of its own. What if…... Listed under:
  230. Arduino Robotic Bartender – 3D Printable & Bluetooth
    Build yourself a low-cost easy to assemble bluetooth controllable robotic bartender using an Arduino Uno. This easy Arduino based project can be 3D printed and is a cool Arduino project for beginners. The aim of this project was to create a bar robot that was…... Listed under:
  231. UltraV: a Portable UV-index Meter
    Being unable to expose myself to the sun due to a dermatological problem, I used the time I would have spent on the beach to build an ultraviolet rays meter. UltraV. It is built on an Arduino Nano rev3, with an UV sensor, a DC/DC…... Listed under:
  232. LED Dancing Robots
    I wanted to make something so I could find our camp at night at Burning Man 2018. 2018 was a robot theme and I'm a fan of neon but no way was gonna head that route so I came up with an idea about a…... Listed under:
  233. Spatial Synthesizer Kravox! Wireless, Motion- & Touch-Sensing
    A New Kind of InstrumentI invented Kravox during a research project at Lund University (Sweden) with the aim to give digital musical instrument controllers the feeling of conventional, mechanical instruments. Now I want to make Kravox accessible as a musical experimentation platform for everyone, so…... Listed under:
  234. WiFi Smart Power Strip With NodeMCU
    This is an easy-to-do and quite cheap WiFi Smart Strip that can control 4 sockets independently from all around the world from your smartphone, tablet or computer. Everything you need is an internet connection. You can use it for christmas lights, or fan or everything…... Listed under:
  235. Arduino LCD Stick Man Game!
    hey there Electronic Enthusiasts! Kids, Adults, Seniors, in fact everyone loves games! so here is another Awesome Project based on Arduino, yes its a GAME, follow this pretty INSTRUCTABLE to make your own Arduino LCD Stick Man Game! Step 1: Watch the Video! Step 2: Gather…... Listed under:
  236. Talking Baymax Display for a Pediatrician’s Office
    “Hello. I am Baymax, your personal healthcare companion.” - Baymax At my local pediatrician's office, they have adopted an interesting strategy in an attempt to make the medical environment less stressful and more fun for kids. They have filled the entire office with movie posters…... Listed under:
  237. How to Install LEDs Under a Scooter (with Bluetooth)
    Join me in creating ground effect lighting for my scooter using a bluetooth microcontroller and addressable LED strip. For this project I'm recycling two bits of pixel strip leftover from my old POV bike project tutorial. These are APA102s or DotStars, but you could totally…... Listed under:
  238. Hearing Impaired Doorbell Room Light Hack
    Problem: my dad is registered as deaf and my mum is hearing impaired and due to this they often find it difficult to hear the doorbell. This could be a problem suffered by many others as well. They bought a flashing light doorbell to help…... Listed under:
  239. Meet Twinky the Cutest Arduino Robot
    Hi,In this instructable I'm going to teach you how I made my own "Jibo" but called "Twinky" I want to clear this up... THIS IS NOT A COPY! I WAS BUILDING TWINKY AND THEN I REALIZED THAT SOMETHING LIKE THIS ALREADY EXIST :c It has…... Listed under:
  240. Animated Spooky Pumpkin Eyes
    A couple of years ago while looking for inspiration for a new animated Halloween prop we stumbled upon a video from YouTube contributor 68percentwater called Arduino Servo Pumpkin. This video was exactly what we were looking for, however, some of the details seemed to be missing. So, we decided we…... Listed under:
  241. Autostat : a Remote Thermostat
    The question you are probably asking is "why are you making another remote thermostat?" The answer to that question is, I had to, and the market smart thermostats are too expensive. Fair warning, this is "proof-of-concept" build that would require a few extra outputs to actually control…... Listed under:
  242. Morse Code for Kids.
    Morse code unit for kids. Variable speed and different levels. My son goes to CUBS and has a special event coming up. This event is all about communicating with other Scouts/Cubs from around the world? Via radio, also over the weekend there will be other…... Listed under:
  243. Model Railway Layout With Automated Siding
    Making model train layouts is a great hobby, automating it will make it a lot better! Let us take a look at some of the advantages of its automation: Low-cost operation: The whole layout is controlled by an Arduino microcontroller, using an L298N motor driver, their…... Listed under:
  244. ESP32 Xiaomi Hack – Get Data Wirelessly
    Dear friends welcome to another Instructable! Today we are going to learn how to get the data that this Xiaomi Temperature and Humidity monitor transmits using the Bluetooth functionality of the ESP32 board. As you can see, I am using an ESP32 board and a 2.8” color…... Listed under:
  245. Dropping Spider on Doorbell – Halloween Scare Prank
    This Halloween my son Max, came up with the idea to drop a spider on anyone who tries to ring our doorbell... I immediately jumped on the idea and we started to work on it. Using a simple ultrasonic distance sensor (HC-SR04) and a servo…... Listed under:
  246. Screaming Necronomicon
    "Alright you Primitive Screwheads, listen up! You see this?" - Ash, Army of Darkness Each time an unsuspecting victim lifts the cover this disgusting book, a bloodcurdling scream pierces the air. This project uses an Arduino Uno, a light sensor and an MP3 player to bring…... Listed under:
  247. Realistic LED Candle
    If you've even seen a fake candle you have probably noticed how it doesn't look realistic. Whether you're trying to add some atmosphere to a dinner or light up a jack'o-lantern, your choices are limited. A real candle has a fire hazard, but a fake…... Listed under:
  248. D.I.Y SMART RGB MATRIX 8×16
    In this project, I’ll show you how to make your own 8×16 RGB LED Matrix using Arduino Uno/ Nano. An LED Matrix can show scrolling messages, display animations, music spectrum analyzer … With integrating NodeMCU, it can be used as small screen to show weather…... Listed under:
  249. Frankenbot With Sound Effects and Lights
    I was inspired by the cute Frankenbot papercraft, so I thought why not make it truly alive by giving it some blinking lights and sounds effect. Here is the plan: - Connect 2 LEDs for the eyes (different colours of course) and only one eye…... Listed under:
  250. How to Use the RPLIDAR 360° Laser Scanner With Arduino
    I'm a big fan of building sumo robots and I'm always on the look for new interesting sensors and materials to use to build a better, faster, smarter robot. I found out about the RPLIDAR A1 which you can get for $99 at . I said…... Listed under:
  251. Bucky Touch: Light-up Dodecahedron Instrument
    About two years ago, I built a big 120 face LED geodesic dome that plays music with a MIDI output. However, it was a difficult build and the sensors weren't completely reliable. I decided to build the Bucky Touch, a smaller version of my geodesic dome that…... Listed under:
  252. Charlieplexing Made Easy (and What It Even Means?!)
    Charlieplexing. Aside from being a fancy word it is a technique for driving multiple LEDs with relatively few pins on a microcontroller. It allows you to drive N*(N-1) LEDs with just N pins without requiring any additional hardware, making it a quick, cheap and easy…... Listed under:
    Hello there! Fellow electronics enthusiasts, I am quite sure we all make some or other projects, as a part of our learning experience or academics. We sure would want to display some data present on our micro-controllers, from sensors or simply display some message, so here…... Listed under:
  254. Spooky Teddy – Arduino Powered Self-rocking Chair & Rotating Head
    Spooky teddy is a 2-part Halloween decor. The first part is the teddy bear that has a 3d printed mechanism that can rotate with an Arduino UNO and a solenoid. The second part is a self-rocking chair powered by an Arduino nano and a solenoid…... Listed under:
  255. Animated Chocolate Box (with Arduino Uno)
    Once I saw a beautiful box of chocolate in a store. And the thought occurred to me to make an awesome gift out of this box - an animated box with chocolate. What we need: Сlear plastic chocolate box9V batteryBattery cable adapteruSD 1GBArduino UnoTFT Shield…... Listed under:
  256. 3 Simple Ways of Programming an ESP8266 12X Module
    If you are not familiar with ESP8266 micro controller, I really feel you have been missing out! These things are incredible: they are cheap, powerful and best of all have built-in WiFi! ESP8266 started their journey out as a WiFi add on board for more…... Listed under:
  257. Candy Claw Machine – Arduino Based Arcade Game
    Eyes on the prize, Violet. Eyes on the prize! Get ready for a candy-grabbing face-off with your family and friends with this classic arcade game - the candy claw machine! But this time, it’s going to be a bit different - first, it’s going to…... Listed under:
  258. Remote Color Controlled Jack-o-Lantern
    As usual, this Halloween I decided to create a project related to the season. Using Prusa I3 and Thingiverse, I printed a Halloween decoration where the color is controlled remotely through the Blynk project. The Blynk project lets you create a mobile or tablet…... Listed under:
  259. Arduino Zener Diode Tester
    Zener Diode Tester is controlled by Arduino Nano. Tester measure breakdown Zener voltage for diodes from 1.8V to 48V. Dissipation power of measured diodes could be from 250mW to a few Watts. Measuring is simple, just connect diode and press button START. Arduino Nano gradually…... Listed under:
  260. Arduino Weathercloud Weather Station
    I made a weather station connected to internet. It measures temperature, humidity, pressure, rainfall, wind speed, UV index and it calculates few more important meteorological values. It then sends this data to, which has nice graphics and UX. It also has a weather webcamera. It…... Listed under:
  261. Automated Train Reverse Loop Using Arduino
    Making reverse loops can help in model train layouts to change the direction of trains, which cannot be done with turntables. In this way, you can create single-track layouts with a reverse loop on each end to run trains without any pause or interruption. So,…... Listed under:
  262. Mug-O-Matic: a Modular Tiny CNC Drawing Robot!
    Mug-O-Matic is a one of a kind DIY toy, a real 3-axis Tiny CNC drawing robot that can customize coffee mugs! This capable little robot can draw anything you want via manual control, bluetooth, calculated algorithms, or even g-code. So you can enjoy your custom mug…... Listed under:
  263. How to Make an Arduino Radar
    This is a radar, designed to detect the distance and direction an object is from the ultrasonic sensor. With the ultrasonic sensor connected to a servo, it has the ability to rotate 180 degress, similar to a radar utilised to detect the position of planes.…... Listed under:
  264. Arduino – Piano Tiles
    Hello internet people, This is gonna be about how to make what DEFINITELY isn't a rip off of a mobile game on an arduino uno r3. so to start, your gonna need all the parts, which are as follows!1x Arduino Uno r3 ($42) 2x LCD Keypad Shield ($19 each) 5x buttons…... Listed under:
  265. Wireless Music Reactive Floor Lamps
    In this instructable we'll be making some centrally controlled wireless RGB lamps, that responds to music and sounds in the environment! In addition to instructions, the instructable contains: SchematicsList of componentsLink to the code so you can make and modify your own project Step 1:…... Listed under:
  266. Shoe-Mounted Running Distance Tracker
    Since runners often need to track not only their total mileage, but also the distance run on each pair of shoes (in order to know when to replace them), this project seeks a solution to the problem of how to keep track of these numbers.…... Listed under:
  267. Interactive Cylindrical Cube
    This is a creative cylindrical LED cube with proximity sensing by infrared led and photo-transistors. Interactive Cylindrical Cube includes: 8X8 royal blue LEDs, 12 infrared LEDs, 16 photo-transistors and all of them are bent & formed a cylindrical shape. Please see video below when this…... Listed under:
  268. Mini Acoustic Levitation
    View this project on my website to see a circuit simulation and a video! Acoustic levitation is made possible through the fact that sound behaves as a wave. When two sound waves intersect each other, they can either constructively or destructively interfere with each other. (This is…... Listed under:
  269. DIY Floor Cleaning Robot Using Arduino
    While cleaning, getting to those nasty little unreachable spaces under the beds, tables, and sofas can be a big pain. Though small but smart vacuum cleaners are now out there, who wants to spend more than 500 bucks on them when you can make one…... Listed under:
  270. Arduino Energy Cost Electrical Meter Device
    Do you pay too much for your electricity bills? Do you want to know how much electricity your kettle or heater consumes? Make your own portable Energy Cost Electrical Meter! Watch how I found the use of this device. Step 1: Preparation. Tools Screws and…... Listed under:
  271. Robotic E-textile
    Hello! My name is Fiberbot, and I am so happy you are going to be making more of my friends. In this instructables you will learn exactly how to make a robot that looks just like me. I will also let you in on a…... Listed under:
  272. Hey Pillow IoT Alarm
    Know someone that constantly struggle to get out of bed, comes late to work and you are just want to give them a nudge in the morning. Now you can make your own Hey Pillow. Inside the pillow is embedded with an annoying piezo buzzer…... Listed under:
  273. Tchaibotsky (a Piano Playing Robot)
    This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida ( Tchaibotsky is an Arduino powered piano playing robot. The motivation was to build something that could accompany pianists, whether they're missing an arm and can't…... Listed under:
  274. Internet Radio Using an ESP32
    Dear friends welcome to another Instructable! Today we are going to build an Internet Radio device with a big 3.5” display using an inexpensive ESP32 board. Believe it or not, we can now build an Internet Radio in less than 10 minutes and with less than 30$.…... Listed under:
  275. Control Your Model Train Layout With Your Mobile Phone!
    Controlling a model train layout with a wired throttle and turnout controllers might be a good start for beginners but they pose a problem of non-portability. Also, the wireless controllers which come in the market can either control only some locomotives or are a bit…... Listed under:
  276. Ultrasound Sensor: 2D Tracking With Arduino
    Ultrasound ranging is a complicated task that made easy by the readily available module for Arduino. To detect or measure the distance it transmits the signal to the target and target reflects that back. Arduino measure time is taken for complete travel. As the speed…... Listed under:
  277. Scrolling Text Display (A to Z Guide)
    In this instructable / video I will guide you with step by step instructions how to make scrolling text display with Arduino.I won't be explaining how to make code for Arduino, I will show you how to use existing code. What and where you need…... Listed under:
  278. Matrix LED Candle Light
    Hi, in this instructable you will learn how to build a very long lasting LED-Matrix-Candle. It looks very modern, doesn't smoke 😉 and can be reloaded with your smartphonecharger. The yellow light gives you a very good expression of a real flame. To be exact:…... Listed under:
  279. Brushless Motor Thrust Stand
    Back in the time when I was building my Arduino based Ludwik Drone I faced a problem of choosing proper motors and propellers. I didn't know anything about drones at that time so I had to trust motor manufacturer and the datasheet of a motor…... Listed under:
  280. Arduino Polygraph Machine (Lie Detector)
    In this project, We’ll try to get some information from the human body by using simple sensors and Arduino. You can use this information to create a lie detector machine. At the end of this article, you : Know Polygraph and basics of measuring and…... Listed under:
  281. Bloomie-The Interactive Flowers
    Sometimes words are not enough to share your feelings. That’s when you need Bloomie! Bloomie is a product for people to share their emotions through lights. When you trigger a certain interaction, the message will be sent to the other person’s Bloomie. By using Bloomie,…... Listed under:
  282. DigiLevel – a Digital Level With Two Axes
    The inspiration for this instructable is the DIY Digital Spirit Level found here by GreatScottLab. I liked this design, but wanted a bigger display with a more graphical interface. I also wanted better mounting options for the electronics in the case. Ultimately, I used this project to improve…... Listed under:
  283. Simon & Whack-a-Mole Game Using Arduino (also in Tinkercad)
    If you grew up in '80s, most likely you played an electronic toy game called Simon. In this Instructable, I will be building an Arduino kit that you can code to play Simon and other button-based games such as Whack a Mole. I developed this…... Listed under:
  284. Controlling Devices With Voice Command Using NodeMCU
    I just want to say hello to everybody, this is my first time writing an instructable project. English is not my native language so I will try to make short and as clear as possible. Controlling devices with voice command is not a strange thing…... Listed under:
  285. Glowing Ornament
    Original glowing ornament for your Xmas tree. It's made from brass rods wired by a freeform method and contains 18 glowing LEDs. Step 1: Tools soldering ironsoldersoldering paste0.8mm brass rod18x SMD LEDcoin batteryon/off switch Step 2: The Rings The main challenge here is to create…... Listed under:
  286. Bluetooth Air Horn
    As a long time lurker I finally decided this project was worthy of a write up (also I'm killing for an instructables tshirt). I love this site and hope you enjoy this project. IMPORTANT!Just a quick heads up, there are optional steps in this build.…... Listed under:
  287. How to Control Home Appliances With TV Remote With Timer Function
    Even after 25 years of its introduction to consumer market, infrared communication is still very relevant in recent days. Whether it is your 55 inch 4K television or your car sound system, everything needs an IR remote controller to response to our commands. There are…... Listed under:
  288. Needle-Felted Pressure Sensor
    Create a pressure sensor using: - Needle-felted wool - Thin muslin - Velostat - Conductive thread This sensor can be used an analog input for Arduino code. Step 1: Prepare the Core Components Component 1: A felted wool ball. This can be made using unwoven…... Listed under:
  289. Arduinoflake – PCB Version
    A few weeks ago I made a freeform Arduinoflake. Lot of you loved it. But its magic is not only being freeform but also in the pattern of the LEDs. So I decided to create a PCB version which would be really easy and cheap to…... Listed under:
  290. Simulated Sports Scoreboard
    I am the theatrical technical director for a local high school. Their winter production was “Disney’s High School Musical”. During meetings with the director, he said it would be cool if he could have a scoreboard. I excitedly replied that I could make one that…... Listed under:
  291. Ciclop 3d Scanner My Way Step by Step
    I'm going to realize the famous Ciclop 3D scanner. All the step that are well explained on the original project aren't present. I made some fix to simplify the process, first I print the base, and than I restilize the PCB, but go on. Step 1: Printing and…... Listed under:
  292. Connect 4 Game Using Arduino and Neopixel
    Rather than just giving an off-the-shelf toy gift, I wanted to give my nephews a unique gift that they could put together and (hopefully) enjoy. While the Arduino code for this project may be too difficult for them to understand, the basic concepts of input,…... Listed under:
  293. Controlling a Neopixel Led Ring With a Gesture Sensor
    In this tutorial we're going to play with a gesture sensor (APDS-9960) and a neopixel ring to learn how to combine them both using an Arduino UNO. The end product will respond to left - right gestures by animating led movement right or left, and…... Listed under:
  294. NES Controller Piano / Ultrasonic Theremin Mash-Up
    I recently built a simple 8 key piano using an original NES controller and Arduino UNO board.Unlike conventional Arduino piano projects which require one digital pin for each key / button the NES controller piano used only three digital pins (D5 for nesClock, D6 for nesLatch, D7…... Listed under:
  295. RGB One Button USB Keyboard
    Ever felt the need to have a tiny, yet functional, RGB backlit keyboard, no bigger than the size of a single key? No? Who cares, make one anyway! This instructable will guide you through the steps you need to make your very own, slightly useless,…... Listed under:
  296. Radioactivity Counter (IoT) and Monitoring Eco-system
    C-GM firmware last update on June, 10th 2019 with new 1.3 versionA-GM applicationlast update on Nov, 25th 2019 with new 1.3 version This D.I.Y low cost (50$/43€) C-GM Counter project provides hardware and firmware for building a Geiger-Müller counter device aka G.M. counter for continuous measurement of the radioactivity level. It is based on an Arduino Nano,…... Listed under:
  297. Bell Model 202 Bluetooth Telephone (1930-2018)
    Using the magic of Arduino, I revived an antique Bell model 202 telephone and added Bluetooth capability to it. There are two parts to this. On one end I have an ancient phone from the 1930's. On the other end, I have one of a…... Listed under:
  298. LaserKitty!!
    It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single cat in possession of good fortune must be in want of a laser toy. As with single gentlemen in want of future wives, some precautions must be observed. But is that not true of anything really…... Listed under:
  299. Use Your NES Controller As On/Off Switch for Lights.
    Turn your NES controller’s START BUTTON into an ON/OFF switch for lights with this Instructable - Other versions I have seen either gut or modify the electronics but in this project the electronics are intact so the controller can be used for retro gaming after the lights go out... I…... Listed under:
  300. Escape Robot : RC Car for an Escape Game
    The main purpose of this project was to build a robot that would differentiate itself from already existing robots, and that could be used in a real and innovative area. Based on personal experience, it was decided to build a car-shaped robot that would be…... Listed under:
  301. “Wooden” Desktop Clock *Modern Looking*
    Hi everyone, this is my second instrucatable! This time we are going to build a wooden clock with temperature and humidity display. Like shown in the picture, our the time will be displayed through the "wood". Since light isn't strong enough to pass a piece of…... Listed under:
  302. Spaceship Control Panel – Laser Cut Arduino Toy
    A few months ago I decided to become a member of the local maker space, since I've been wanting to learn the tools of the maker trade for ages. I had a tiny bit of Arduino experience and a had taken a Fusion-course here on Instructables.…... Listed under:
  303. RUMI the LineFollowingRobot
    I made this project in collaboration with Ruben Says, for our studies in electromechanics at the HoGent. The assignment was to make a line follower robot, which is a little cart that by using its sensors is able to follow a black line on a…... Listed under:
  304. Chord Displaying Smart Guitar
    I am an Electronics engineer by profession and a guitarist by hobby. I wanted to make a guitar which can itself show the beginner guitarist how to play the chords by displaying it on the fret board. So I decided to modify my acoustic guitar…... Listed under:
  305. Brew|LOGIC – Bluetooth Enabled Arduino Brewing Controller
    Brewing beer has become a worldwide phenomenon. Beer and wine is being crafted in ordinary kitchens in eve­­ry corner of the world. One phrase that you may hear from your fellow homebrewer is "From Grain to Glass", which refers to the process of making beer…... Listed under:
  306. Moving and Talking Giant Lego Hulk MiniFig (10:1 Scale)
    I've always played with legos as a kid, but I didn't have any of the 'fancy' legos, just classic lego bricks. I'm also a huge fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and my favourite character is Hulk. So why not combine the two, and…... Listed under:
  307. Lego Mini Memory Game
    A year or so ago, I wrote up an Instructable about installing a bunch of LEDs in a Lego Mini Cooper. The innovation, such as it was, was that the LEDs could be controlled with a smartphone (or through any web browser, for that matter). As I…... Listed under:
  308. Light Sensing LEDs using Arduino
    I was recently reserching on LEDs and I stumbled upon this page as I read it I found that LEDs are not just used to emit light but the also have the ability to sense light.At first using LED as light sensor sounds complicated but…... Listed under: ,
  309. Physical Pixel using Arduino
    This example example uses the Arduino board to receive data from the computer. The Arduino boards turns on an LED when it receives the character 'H', and turns off the LED when it receives the character 'L'. The data can be sent from the Arduino…... Listed under: ,
  310. Arduino ProtoShield from Household Items
    I love my Arduino. It got me into, and hooked on, microcontroller programming. I also like the expandability that shields provide. My Arduino can be a GPS Locator one minute, and be connected to the web the next. There's also a kit that lets you…... Listed under: ,
  311. SensoDuino: Turn Your Android Phone into a Wireless Sensors Hub for Arduino
    UPDATES Nov 23, 2013: SensoDuino 0.160 gets a face left. Nov 19. 2031: OPINION: The Amazing Synergy Between Arduino & Android. Nov 19, 2013: SensoDuino 0.159 is out. Android phone date (y,m,d) and time (h,m,s) are supported as sensors. Support for Android KitKat (4.4/API 19). INTRODUCTION Think of SensoDuino as…... Listed under: , , ,
  312. Sleep n’ Tweet using an Arduino
    Now I am lucky enough to work at the greatest company in the world as a University of Waterloo, co-op student. It might not even be a company you’ve heard of yet. They’re named Upverter and we are trying to change the way people design,…... Listed under: , ,
  313. Anti-Sunflower – Points to Your Darkness!
    Since childhood, I always wanted to try my hands on electronics. Recently I bought the Arduino and started exploring it. In this process, I got to know more about Light Dependent Resistors (LDR). Somehow, I stumble across this idea. Basically, it's an electric sunflower which…... Listed under:
  314. Mint-Sized Success Meter (quit smoking!) with Arduino
    There comes a time in life to put childish things behind and give up nasty habits. Some, like smoking, can be damn hard without constant encouragement. It was time for me to combine my favorite hobby with my driving goal and make this: The Quit…... Listed under: , ,
  315. Honey Bee Counter using Arduino
    Where the honeybee's division of labor has stayed on a steady progression for 25 million years... our human superorganism has grown more complex and in all directions... hence the bee counter... By: Live data from - June 25, 2012 I've moved away from live…... Listed under: ,
  316. NRF24 Two-Way Radio for Telemetry
    Hi guys, my name is Pedro Castelani and I'm bringing you my first instructable: building a two way radio with arduino for, well, whatever you need it for. In this project, we will make two seperate circuits which will act as both reciever and transmitter.…... Listed under:
  317. Arduino Snail Mail Notifier
    My mailbox is across the street from my house because our mailmen don't walk door-to-door, so I never know when the mail is delivered. Sometimes, I'm waiting for something and I'd really like to know when it arrives. I got my first Arduino last week,…... Listed under: ,
  318. Slipper Shining with LED strip & Xadow
    mo.momi Led strips are amazing! Firewalker-led-sneakers( by Adafruit inspired me. I wanna change a way to control it, instead of "pressure-sensitive", I use a accelerometer sensor judging the motion of slipper. It's simple, I complete this version only calculating the acceleration on "z" axis, weather…... Listed under:
  319. Arduino CNC Plotter (DRAWING MACHINE)
    Hey guys! I Hope you already enjoyed my previous instructable "How to make your own Arduino training platform" and you are ready for a new one, as usual I made this tutorial to guide you step by step while making this kind of super amazing…... Listed under:
  320. YouTube Desktop Notifier
    Do you get nightmares of losing your YouTube Subscribers? If you do, you are not the only one. Luckily I have made this "YouTube Desktop Notifier" to keep me up-to-date with my channels Subscriber and View Counts. This very simple DIY project cost me…... Listed under:
  321. Arduino Esplora Blink Code
    This sketch blinks the Esplora's RGB LED. It goes through all three primary colors (red, green, blue), then it combines them for secondary colors(yellow, cyan, magenta), then it turns on all the colors to create white. For best results, cover the LED with a piece…... Listed under: ,
  322. Analog Input using Arduino
    A potentiometer is a simple knob that provides a variable resistance, which you can read into the Arduino board as an analog value. In this example, you'll connect a poterntiometer to one of the Arduino's analog inputs to control the rate at which the built-in…... Listed under: ,
  323. 3 Amazing BRAIN / MIND Control Projects Lights LedStrip LED With Arduino and Neurosky
    blank Have you ever wanted to turn the lights ON or OFF just by thinking about it? Or do you want to know how stressed you are by looking at the color of a RGB led? While now you can by following this Instructables! To…... Listed under:
  324. Yoga Breathalyzer
    The yoga breathalyzer is a breath visualization tool to help you understand and get in touch with your breathing. Breath is the basis of yoga and meditation, and this biofeedback tool is one way to develop a deeper understanding of your own breath. Using Arduino,…... Listed under:
  325. Arduino LED Button Pad That Drives Processing Animations
    WhatThis button pad is made using a PCB and other components manufactured by Sparkfun. It is driven by an Arduino Mega. Each button is nice and squishy and satisfying to press, and it has an RGB LED inside! I've been using it to control animations…... Listed under:
  326. Sonic Switch: Use a Sonic Screwdriver to turn on your computer!
    What it is: An Arduino-based light-sensitive switch for turning on a desktop computer. Why its cool: Use a Sonic Screwdriver to turn on your computer! Story: This project started, as I'm sure a lot of them do, as a result of boredom and the thought…... Listed under:
  327. Arduino and 7 segment LED display decoder
    In this instructable i will explain how to connect 7 segment display, decoder and arduino. It´s pretty easy. At first we have to learn something about decoder. I´m using BCD to 7 segment decoder. My is D147D, this is old chip, but the newer are…... Listed under: ,
  328. Smartphone Controlled Bubble Blower Using Arduino
    Whether you’re already a kid or not; you are going to become one as soon you see bubbles floating around you! You’ll be lying if you say that you don’t pop one on seeing one! Alas, everything isn’t the same for the one who’s blowing…... Listed under:
  329. Pixel Shipped Counter
    Many times, we often use LCD as display equipment, from tiny temperature monitors to large industrial equipment. The funny thing in this project is that it combines two Red LED Matrices as display. You don't need other devices except Arduino to drive it. This project…... Listed under:
  330. Coffee-Art Project
    Well, hello there! My name is Manou and this is my very first instructable. This instructable is all about making a mechanic arm with an arduino genuino uno! This all started with this basic idea: I wanted to make a robot that made art and…... Listed under:
  331. Capacitive Touch Arduino Lamp
    The Problem It is late night, and your cellphone rings. You can't see where it is, you blindly grope around your nightstand, trying in vain to find that illusive switch that will illuminate your side of the bed. You clumsily turn on the lamp, locate…... Listed under: ,
  332. SPlaying tones on Multiple outputs using the tone() function with Arduino
    This example shows how to use the tone() command to play different notes on multiple outputs. The tone() command works by taking over one of the Atmega's internal timers, setting it to the frequency you want, and using the timer to pulse an output pin.…... Listed under: ,
  333. Pokemon Elemental Arcade (Mini Game)
    This project started as I had to create a project for the HKU with an arduino. It had to be something which would be either entertaining or solving a certain problem. For which I chose to pick the entertaining part. In the end combining multiple…... Listed under:
  334. Button State Change Detection using Arduino
    Once you've got a pushbutton working, you often want to do some action based on how many times the button is pushed. To do this, you need to know when the button changes state from off to on, and count how many times this change of state…... Listed under: ,
  335. Redefining the TV Remote using Arduino
    We use them every day, but has no one got bored of pressing buttons on a stick, it’s far too much effort pressing buttons! Surely there are better ways to control a device? After doing some work with my Nikon camera using IR to control…... Listed under: ,
  336. Digital Treasure Chest
    I study Game and Interaction technology at Utrecht University of the Arts. There is one project called "If this then that" where you're asked to build an interactive product. You are to use an Arduino, design an interesting interactive element and build a nice and…... Listed under:
  337. How to make a Ball Balancing Robot
    Last year, I have made this ball balancing robot.It can stand on a ball stable by the balance system of itself. There is only one connect point between the robot and the ground, so it is more flexible than the traditional wheeled robot. It can…... Listed under:
  338. Using FM RC Controllers using an Arduino
    I recently dug up my old RC transmitter and receiver and thought "How can i control my arduino with this?" so i powered on my scope to see what was going on at the receiver. Sure enough, it was sending out the standard PWM signal that servos…... Listed under: ,
  339. Simple keyboard using the tone() function using Arduino
    This example shows how to use the tone() command to generate different pitches depending on which sensor is pressed.   Circuit Connect one terminal of your speaker to digital pin 8 through a 100 ohm resistor, and its other terminal to ground. Power your three FSRs (or…... Listed under: , ,
  340. Music Box With Mini Monitor(OLED) and LED
    My idea was a box that would play music when you open it. It also has a display with an emoji on it that awakes, greeting you. There is also a LED in it that lights up if you hold the Force-sensitive resistor squeezed between…... Listed under: ,
  341. Accessing 5 buttons through 1 Arduino pin
    I made the original Instructible that this is based on over a year ago (You can see it here to see some of the theory around how this works: ). To make a long story short, I moved to a different country a few weeks…... Listed under: ,
  342. Web Controlled Arduino LED
    This instructable shows you how to build a Web-enabled tri-color LED based on an Arduino and the WIZnet Ethernet shield, controllable from any Web browser . Check the live demo at Because the LED is exposed through a simple RESTful web service running on…... Listed under: , ,
  343. Interactive Glowing Mushrooms
    blank This instructable will show you how to make mushrooms that will glow in the dark. You can turn individual mushrooms off and on again by pressing the top. I started this project for a school assignment where we had to create something using the…... Listed under:
  344. Arduino Powered Nixie Tubes: ArduiNIX Nixie driver shield assembly
    blank presents: ArduiNIX Nixie driver shield assembly The ArduiNIX shield is a user programmable platform for driving multiplexed Nixie tube or other high voltage displays**. The ArduiNIX is open source hardware Welcome to the assembly portion of the site. Here we will take you step by…... Listed under:
  345. LED Show 2 using Arduino Esplora
    This example shows you how to read different analog sensors to change the brightness of the three colors in the RGB LED. In this example you will read the amplitude from the microphone, the amount of light on the light sensor, and the position of…... Listed under: ,
  346. Infinite Disco
    In this project, I made an infinity mirror based on a dodecahedron that reacts to sound . Step 1: Materials Essential materials: Arduino Uno3mm thick 100x50cm MDF2mm thick 100x50cm plexiglass3 meter WS2812B LEDstrip 60 LEDs/mSound Detection Sensor Module 3-PINThin electric wire (10ish meter total)BreadboardPerfboard/stripboardSimple rectangular…... Listed under:
  347. Arduino light seeker
    First of all, I'm from Switzerland so please excuse my english mistakes. Here is one of my first little project I did with my Arduino Uno. It's is just a little light seeker. The servo turns towards the light. Step 1: The wiring Here is…... Listed under: ,
  348. The MicroSlice | A tiny Arduino laser cutter
    A few years ago I saw an Instructable where Groover had used a pair of DVD-RW drives to make a pocket laser engraver. Inspired by the idea, driven by the recent purchase of a full-sized 50 watt CO2 laser cutter, and roused by the launch of the Microcontroller contest I took…... Listed under:
  349. Arduino Trumpet
    This project emulates a trumpet by playing notes using the three buttons (valves). This is easy to make and fun to play with, though it can only play one octave and no sharps/flats. Step 1: Code Load this into your Arduino: int speaker = 9;…... Listed under: ,
  350. Wally – IR Detection Robot using Arduino
    My First ever Robot. It tracks objects using Infra-red sensors, and has basic AI that follows and avoid objects. I will describe the how I made this robot, and upload some videos. Version 1 (16 Dec 2011): —————–The components used ———————- I actually planned this…... Listed under: ,
  351. Secret Compartment Chess Set
    I play chess pretty poorly and have always wanted to get better, but I don't even own a chess set. I decided I wanted to make my own set, but with a twist. I have made a chess board with a secret drawer that is…... Listed under:
  352. Arduino Projects on a breadboard (no serial com)
    Intro: If you've got an Arduino Uno and want to start duplicating projects without having to buy an Uno every time... get ready to live!  This instructable will show you how to move your projects (that do not require serial communication) onto a breadboard for…... Listed under: ,
  353. Arduino Prototyping Shield on the cheap
    Breadboards are very handy, but sometimes I just want to connect one IC or some LEDs and resistors to the controller. My simple solution was to canibalize a cheap Breadboard to get two expandable PrototypingShields with some additional features. What I used: Breadboard (~3$) 2…... Listed under: ,
  354. Clapper LED Candle
    Three years ago I saw "My New Flame" by MORITZ WALDEMEYER, INGO MAURER UND TEAM 2012 at the museum gift shop, and feel in love with the idea. I hoped to recreate something mesmerizing, enjoyable, functional and interesting to watch, but with a slight twist. I certainly couldn't…... Listed under:
  355. Automatic Camera Shutter Switch
    The best part of haunted houses and amusement park rides is getting to see pictures of your friends screaming in terror. To get these kinds of pictures requires perfect timing. The best way to get this is with an electronic control circuit. So in this…... Listed under:
  356. Interfacing Any Arduino With a Cellphone
    When using an Arduino, it may result quite annoying to not be able to use it just because you do not have a computer available. Maybe the Windows or Mac OS isn't compatible, you don't have any computer at all or you just want more…... Listed under:
  357. No-Solder Arduino Breadboard Shield
    The goal of this instructable is to make a no solder arduino breadboard shield like this one: Step 1: You will need Parts list: Super glue* Mini breadboard size 4.5x3.5 cm Arduino pin headers** * Hot glue wont cut it ** Normal female pin headers…... Listed under: ,
  358. Tweety Button using Arduino
    Welcome to my first Instructable! This is for something I've coined the "Tweety" or, Tweety-Button. The concept is simple, you're on your computer and the inspiration to Tweet is welling up inside. Chrome is being slow today, and you want to get those 140 characters…... Listed under: ,
  359. Solar Powered WiFi Weather Station V2.0
    This Instructable is a continuation of my earlier weather station project. It was quite popular on the web, people around the globe made their own by following it and given valuable feedback for improvement. By taking consideration of the comments and Q&A section of my earlier project,…... Listed under:
  360. Timelapse Panning controller for GoPro Cameras
    This instructible will show you how I built (and you can also build) an Arduino Timelapse Panning controller for GoPro cameras. There are obviously some refinements that can be made to the design, but in general I am very happy with the results that I've…... Listed under:
  361. Wii Nunchuck as general purpose controller via Arduino board
    Background: I made a self-balancing electric skateboard which is steered using a Wii Nunchuck by either using the thumb joystick on the top or by tilting it left or right, depending on which of the two buttons on the end are being pressed. A simplified…... Listed under: ,
  362. Interactive Touchless Light
    Hi everyone! I'd like to share the project I have been working on here. I got inspired to experiment with capacitive touch sensing through a project in my university. I found out about this technology through instructables and used the things I learned here and…... Listed under:
  363. High-Low Binary LED Arduino Game
    This is a pretty simple game:  The Arduino shows a number in binary on the green LEDs.  You then guess whether your green number is bigger than the computer's number.  The Arduino shows its number on the red LEDs.  If you were right, you will…... Listed under: ,
  364. Pong Playing Flexible Screen on a Shirt
    This is my Halloween costume for the year 2013. It's been in the works for about a year and has taken quite a few man hours to create. The screen is 14 by 15 pixels, so, pretty low resolution but it can still do some…... Listed under: , ,
  365. Arduino Flash game streamer
    its a simple project that uses the a ethernet shield server to give a advanst web page with flash games on it. Step 2: The code::: you can download this code at the end: load up the ethernet server example and delete the code for…... Listed under: ,
  366. Handheld Gaming Console | Arduboy Clone
    A few months ago I came across Arduboy which according to its official website is a miniature 8-bit game platform that makes it easy to learn, share and play games online. It is an open source platform. The games for the Arduboy are made by the users.…... Listed under:
  367. Arduino Bracket
    When you are tinkering around with your Arduino and a breadboard you might want to make yourself an "Arduino Bracket". Nothing more than header pins and a piece of wire, the "Arduino Bracket" keeps wiring neat and tidy, and lets you easily disconnect your Arduino…... Listed under: ,
  368. Dual Axis Tracker V2.0
    Way back in the year 2015 we designed a Simple Dual Axis Tracker for use as a fun student or hobby project. It was small, noisy, a little complicated, and provoked a lot of really weird community comments. That being said, three and a half years later…... Listed under:
  369. Sky on the Wall (Mood Lighting-IR remote)
    I love LED and stars, and after saw another instructables about star constellation and some mood lighting that was very inspired and I decided I wanted to take that idea and want to create some mood lighting with some skies component such as stars, and…... Listed under: ,
  370. 3x3x3 LED PVC Light Cube using Arduino
    This 3X3X3 ft. LED PVC cube is the ultimate in mood light fun!   An LED (light emitting diode) will burn longer than traditional bulbs so that you can enjoy your giant light for a LONG LONG time. Build it and see! Step 1: WARNING!!! THIS PROJECT…... Listed under: , ,
  371. Punch Activated Mario Question Block Lamp
    The Super Mario games were my childhood. I've always wanted to have some of the props in the games, and now that I have the tools to do it, I decided to start making them. The first up of that on my list is the…... Listed under:
  372. Frameless Laser Harp
    We are a generation that love sound and light – can’t do without them really. Our most preferred time of day is night, or what we would call evening. We are particularly well acquainted with technology; doesn’t hurt these days. Our prerequisite for everything is…... Listed under: ,
  373. Battery Reconditioner using an Arduino
    So if you are like this Lazy Old Geek, you have a lot of rechargeable batteries lying around. I wrote another Instructable with some battery tips. Amongst these batteries, I have a lot that no longer work or don’t work very well. So I…... Listed under: ,
  374. Pitch follower using the tone() function using Arduino
    This example shows how to use the tone() command to generate a pitch that follows the values of an analog input Circuit image developed using Fritzing. For more circuit examples, see the Fritzing project page Connect one terminal of your speaker to digital pin 9 through a…... Listed under: ,
  375. Arduino Chessclock
    I could not find instructions on a good Arduino chess clock so instead I built my own which I will describe here. Step 1: Parts list [box color="#985D00" bg="#FFF8CB" font="verdana" fontsize="14 " radius="20 " border="#985D12" float="right" head="Major Components in Project" headbg="#FFEB70" headcolor="#985D00"] here are the…... Listed under: ,
  376. A New Way to Arduino Control an RC Car
    I've done some work with Arduino controlled cars, but the ones I've worked on have always been slow and methodical. This is great when learning arduino, but I wanted something a bit Enter the RC car. RC cars are literally designed to be as…... Listed under:
  377. Laser Triggered Countdown
    This is a simple arduino based project that consists of a laser tripwire that, when triggered, will begin a countdown sequence on red, orange and green LEDs. I designed this to be an easy project for someone learning how arduinos work (like me). This is…... Listed under: ,
  378. Smart Heart Monitor
    No longer will you have to pay hundreds of dollars for a heart rate monitor! The Smart Heart Monitor will be able to do all of your cardiac measuring needs for you! The Smart Heart Monitor measures the user's heartbeat using an LED and a…... Listed under:
  379. ESP8266 VGA Pong
    In this Instructables I will show how to build a reproduction of the the classic game Pong for a VGA monitor, using a ESP8266 and few other components. This game is made possible by the EspVGAx library recently published on GitHub by Sandro Maffiodo (aka Smaffer) and, as far as I know, this is the first…... Listed under:
  380. Functional Lit Costume Goggles for Mr Freeze
    Egads!  LED Goggles you can see through (surprisingly well, too)!  They pulse subtly, making them so cold and dehumanizing. They were totally perfect for the character I was going after - Mr Freeze.  It was my first time really playing with LEDs and Arduinos, so…... Listed under: ,
  381. Basic Arduino Tutorials : 01 Blinking LED
    In this instructable, I'm going to show you how to make a simple circuit/code with an arduino, which will make an LED connected to it flash from off to on, with 1-second intervals, as shown below. This is a very easy, basic idea, however it…... Listed under:
    Hello friends I have made a Automatic wire cutting machine using Arduino nano controller board. Basically there are 3 process level of this machine like 1) first process is Input Input like wire length and wire quantity provided by pressing push button also the real…... Listed under:
  383. How to make a runaway cookie box using Arduino
    Eat too many cookies? These are some guidelines for how you can add a few security features to an ordinary box of cookies - or at least have a fun toy. The runaway cookie box will roll away when objects approach it and sound an…... Listed under: ,
  384. Phone Controlled Mood Lighting
    Dorm rooms are notorious for their dreadful lighting, so I wanted to make a cool alternative light source for my room at school. I made it phone controlled so there would be an easy and wireless way to change the color of the lighting. The…... Listed under: ,
  385. Smartphone Controlled RC Car Using Arduino
    This Instructable shows how to make a Smartphone controlled Arduino Robot Car. Update on 25th Oct 2016 Step 1: Youtube Video Link Step 2: Parts and Tools Required 1. 4WD Robot Chassis kit2. Arduino Uno 3. LM298 H bridge Module 4. Bluetooth Module HC-05…... Listed under:
  386. The Twittering Office Chair using Arduino
    The Twittering office chair "tweets" (posts a Twitter update) upon the detection of natural gas such as that produced by human flatulence. This is part of my commitment to accurately document and share my life as it happens. For more in depth theory, please see…... Listed under: ,
  387. How to Make a Makeblock Music Robot with the Music Robot Kit(NEW)
    Makeblock is an aluminum extrusion based construction system that provides an integrated solution for aspects of mechanics, electronics and software design. With Makeblock you can make professional robots, toy machines or even art-ware. It's super easy-to-use and helps bring your creations to life. The only…... Listed under: ,
  388. Arduino controlled automated blinds with Web UI
    This instructable is a detailed guide on how to build an automated controller to run a motor that can operate the opening and closing of blinds. The controller enables the blinds to open and close based on a schedule, room temperature and out door luminosity.…... Listed under: ,
  389. Sensor Stations Network for Lighting and Security Control
    With this sensor stations network configured in a master/slave mode, you will be able to do lighting and security control in your home. These sensor stations (Node01, Node02 in this project) are connected to a master station (Node00) connected to your local wifi network. I…... Listed under:
  390. Fix a fried Arduino Mega
    Sometimes you may do something stupid, other times it is totally inexplicable but as a result of whatever events, the green power light on your Arduino stopped coming on. In my case it turned out to be a burned out voltage regulator. This inscrutable is…... Listed under: ,
  391. RGB Temperature Indicator (with XinaBox)
    This is officially my first Instructables article, so I'm going to admit that I am using this opportunity right now to try it out. Get a feel of how the platform works, the whole user experience side of it. But while I am doing that,…... Listed under:
  392. Accelerometer Dice with 123D Circuits
    This is the project that got Autodesk's CEO Carl Bass a little extra attention from the TSA on his way to MakerFaire Tokyo.  Here's an article about that... We made this as way to demo a few things you can do with our apps, 123D Circuits and 123D Design :  Design…... Listed under: ,
  393. Temperature-controlled USB fan using Arduino
    As summer is coming, I bought a USB fan from HuaQiangBei, Shenzhen. However, when I focus myself on work(or game), I could hardly notice its existence. If I can teach it how to think and execute its duty without my order, that will be more…... Listed under: , ,
  394. LED Jigsaw Puzzle Light (Acrylic Laser Cut)
    I have always enjoyed the various acrylic laser-cut night lights that others have made. Thinking more about these I thought that it would be great if the night light could also double as a form of entertainment. With this is mind I decided to create…... Listed under:
  395. Time Delay Lock Box
    Note from the author: In an effort to get this ready in time for the safe and secure challenge, I have had to make a few compromises to my box, but that doesn't mean you have to! I have left my original ambitions in the…... Listed under:
  396. Better LED as light sensor
    As a result of the questions from lekirst  on this ible of my hand: LED-as-lightsensor-on-the-arduino/ and the cleaner code made by hansc44 at:  Arduino-Use-LED-as-a-light-sensor/ it was time to come with a better Ible. So here it is. (I didn't solve lekirst's problems yet so she probably is open for suggestions) What is…... Listed under: ,
  397. Arduino Mega-ISP Shield
    Use this shield to re-burn the bootloader for any arduino. You can always make one on a breadboard, but having a shield is great. This is great for people who works with lots of arduinos. You can also use it with AVRDUDE. I will have…... Listed under: ,
  398. Eye Guardian: Sound Triggered Eye Protection
    Eye Guardian is an Arduino powered, High-Decibel continuous sound triggered eye protection wear. It detects heavy equipment sound and lowers protective eye goggles while the equipment is in use. Outline In the first step, I will explain the Inspiration&Idea behind this project. Next, I will…... Listed under:
  399. DIY Mario Kart Balloon Battle Robots
    There are some projects where you make a functional thing or practical thing. There are some projects where you make a beautiful thing. And then there are projects like this where you decide to slap a razor blade and balloon on some robots and battle…... Listed under:
  400. 5X5 dot matrix on Arduino
    With this you just type the text you want on your computer and your 5x5 dot matrix shows the message. Used: ~25 leds ~Arduino uno ~5x 100ohm resistor ~and a bit of skripting It took me a while to figure this all out but in…... Listed under: ,
  401. Arduino Noise Machine Jacket
    As a project for one of my college classes, we were asked to create something using the Arduino. After a few different ideas, I settled on putting an Arduino noise machine into a suit jacket. It uses parts of the jacket to make function, so…... Listed under: , ,
  402. Valentines PCB Heart
    With Valentines Day approaching I thought it would be nice to make a project for the people who are special in my life; I thought the people of instructables would probably like it too! I've designed a ~100mm x 100mm or ~4in x 4in PCB…... Listed under:
  403. Input Pullup Serial using Arduino
    This example demonstrates the use of INPUT_PULLUP with pinMode(). It monitors the state of a switch by establishingserial communication between your Arduino and your computer over USB. Additionally, when the input is HIGH, the onboard LED attached to pin 13 will turn on; when LOW, the…... Listed under: ,
  404. The Ultimate Light Switch
    The goal of this instructable is to explain how I made a wifi-connected light switch (also called remotes further). The goal of these remotes is to turn on and off several wifi-connected relays. The relays are not explained in this instructable. They are explained in…... Listed under:
  405. Self Sufficient Arduino Board
    This is a self sufficient Arduino board, which is powered by harnessing solar power and using a 9V rechargeable battery. It is perfect for anyone who is interested in doing Arduino projects that do not require a computer or any power supply. You can take…... Listed under: ,
  406. Arduino PMW enabled high power shield or non-shield on the cheap
    Micro controllers are great, but have you ever wanted to control something bigger then, lets say an LED? If you have, look no further (unless you want more then 0.6Amps for 4 channels, or 2.4Amps for 1 channel), unless you don't mind spending more money.…... Listed under:
  407. Joy Slippers Version 2 using Arduino
    These slippers have 4 analog pressure sensors embedded. They can be used to feed Up, Down, Left and Right values into your computer replacing your mouse, joystick... Visit the JoySlippers website >> This Instructable improves upon the previous version It will show you…... Listed under: ,
  408. Easy Very Low Power BLE in Arduino Part 3 – Nano V2 Replacement – Rev 3
    Update: 7th April 2019 – Rev 3 of lp_BLE_TempHumidity, adds Date/Time plots, using pfodApp V3.0.362+, and auto throttling when sending dataUpdate: 24th March 2019 – Rev 2 of lp_BLE_TempHumidity, adds more plot options and i2c_ClearBus, adds GT832E_01 support Introduction This tutorial, A Redbear Nano V2 Replacement, is…... Listed under:
  409. How to Program the Vexplorer Using Arduino
    This instructable will be about using arduino to control the revell vexplorer. Later you can add as many sensors you want. If you don't have most of the parts already this will cost you about $200 dollars. Most of the electronic bits you can find…... Listed under: ,
  410. LOG Arduino Sketches 101
    So this Lazy Old Geek (LOG) gets bored sometimes and wants something to do. Actually, sometimes I get tired of trying to solve hardware problems, which are sometimes software problems. So I decided to do a tutorial on Arduino sketches. What is a Sketch? I’m…... Listed under:
  411. Arduino Controlled Bell Tower or Carillon
    Arduino Controlled Bell Tower
    This is a set of musical bells which are driven by solenoids and controlled by an Arduino microcontroller. There are 8 bells covering one octave. The bells are controllable from a PC, or the tower can stand alone and play pre-programmed melodies. Check out the…... Listed under: ,
  412. RGB Backlight + MSGEQ7 Audio Visualizer
    Welcome to my Instructables on how to build a RGB LED backlight for e.g. the back of your TV or desk. The Schematic itself is very simple since the WS2812 LED Strips are very easy to interface with e.g an Arduino Nano. Note: that you do not have to use the…... Listed under:
  413. Arduino All-in-One Getting Started Guide
    An all-in-one tutorial to getting started with the Arduino open-source electronics prototyping platform. This guide is meant for the beginner but should be also be useful to you if you already tinker with electronics but want to get started with the Arduino. I'll cover: -…... Listed under: ,
  414. DIY Cycle Speedometer
    This project came to my mind when doing my MEM (Mechanical Engineering Measurement) project, a subject in my The idea is to measure the angular velocity of my bicycle's wheel. Thus knowing the diameter and the all time mathematical legend the pi(3.14) the speed can be…... Listed under:
  415. Occupational Therapy Dexterity/Cognitive Aid
    The Need:  Occupational Therapy Device Occupational therapy is used in treating Traumatic Brain Injury during many phases of recovery and rehabilitation. As the patient's condition improves, occupational therapy helps them regain skills ranging from basic self-care, to complex cognitive skills such as memory and problem solving. Occupational therapy can…... Listed under:
  416. How To Make Two Daft Punk Outfits with Helmets using Arduino
    For my 30th Birthday I decided to have a D-Themed costume party, my girlfriend Kylie and I decided that we would go as Daft Punk. The costumes were quite involved to make, but we had lots of fun and they looked great! We used a…... Listed under: ,
  417. Ever Blooming Mechanical Tulip
    Everlasting flower for your everlasting love. A perfect not-only Valentine's day gift to your loved one. This mechanical tulip will bloom into any color possible with just gentle touch of your hand. Its six petals will slowly open and light up. When petals are closed…... Listed under:
  418. Charlieplexed row of LED lights, for the Arduino
    This is my instructable on charlieplexing a LED row/string with the arduino. I noticed that there weren't many instructables on charlieplexing using an arduino, so i made this. I tried to keep the project simple, but that didn't work very well. The soldering is complex,…... Listed under: ,
  419. Rav Vast LED Drum Light
    This project is a small, battery-powered LED ring that fits perfectly inside of your Rav Vast drum. It uses color-changing RGB LEDs and a microphone that allows you to change the color or pattern with changes in volume. You don't need any special skills for the construction…... Listed under:
  420. Core2duino Updated with Arduino
    This instructable will show you how to build an Arduino shield that adds another Atmega168/328 on top of your Arduino, giving you an extra complete set of I/O pins to use. That's 12 PWM pins, 12 Analog pins, 4 external interrupts,  or 40 Digital pins…... Listed under: ,
  421. Bike taillight with a twist using Arduino
    Let's face it. Taillights are boring. At best they go 'blink blink - look at me! I'm blinking - woohoo' all the time. And they're always red. Very creative. We can do better than that, maybe not much, but still better than just 'blink blink'.…... Listed under: ,
  422. Mounting a Smapler v0002 step by step
    A Smapler is a circuit dedicated to the production of generative sound created by David Cuartielles and Ino Schlaucher from The Smapler v0002 -aka Singapore edition- is nothing but an Arduino shield to be used for playing funky stereo sounds. As an extra add-on…... Listed under:
  423. Multicolour LED Icosahedron
    A while ago I made a large 20 sided Die. Numerous people wanted me to build them one and since the most difficult part of the project was getting the cutting angles just right, I decided to make another which would allow for more accurate assembly.…... Listed under:
  424. How-to build MACKRA a serb variant using Arduino
    Project MACKRA was started after I saw the many problems with pre-built robotic platforms e.g. size, programability, mobility, need for batteries,PRICE, and most being dedicated to a single microcontroller. the goals of the MACKRA project were to do the following: 1.create a cheap, and easy…... Listed under: ,
  425. Arduino holder
    Good news, everyone! I just started with the arduino and right at the very beginning I felt that I needed some sort of base to put the arduino on. I was reading one article from ladyada ( and she was using some rubber bumpers on…... Listed under: ,
  426. Tide and Weather Clock
    Although you can buy analog tide clocks that have a single hand indicating whether the tide is high or low or somewhere in between, what I wanted was something that would tell me at what time low tide will be. I wanted something I could glance at…... Listed under:
  427. Poduino Case
    The 'Poduino Case'. A protective case for your Arduino (with breadboard work area): I just received my Arduino Duemilanove and breadboard today. After some careful thought, I realized there is no way this thing could possibly survive daily life on my desk. I saw some…... Listed under:
  428. Ardu-pong! the Arduino based pong console
    A while back the instructables robot made a post on Facebook about some guys who played pong on an Arduino ( but after looking around, i saw that everyone who did this was only worried about making it work. and often resulted as a very hard…... Listed under: ,
  429. Arduino magnetic stripe decoder
    This instructable shows how to use some freely available code, an arduino, and a standard magnetic stripe reader to scan and display the data stored on magnetic stripe cards such as credit cards, student IDs, etc. I was inspired to post this after reading the…... Listed under: ,
  430. LCD Temperature Shield Assembly Instuctions
    These are assembly instructions for the LCD Temperate Shield with buzzer that i am going to be selling soon. Please note, all the photos are my own, but are of one of my Prototype stage boards, and are subject to change, the production boards WILL…... Listed under:
  431. Arduino Datalogger
    In this tutorial, we're going to make a simple data logger using Arduino. The point is to learn the very basics of using Arduino to capture information and print to the terminal. We can use this basic setup to complete a range of tasks. To…... Listed under:
  432. Use the STONE touch screen to make a music player Project introduction
    I've had an AC692N developer board at home for a long time, and now I want to make a music player that works with the STONE serial touch screen. The following functions need to be implemented: 1. Play MP3 files in the USB flash drive…... Listed under:
  433. Catching Your Breath
    We are nation of obsessive counters: of pulse, steps, followers and calories. Most of these numbers mean little as physiology cannot be reduced to these metrics. But we try and I wondered how do we count a breath? Remember the cinematic days before hospital demise…... Listed under:
  434. Steampunk Compass using Arduinio
    Having built a few puzzle box games recently, and having some components left over I thought I would build a functional Steampunk Compass. Based around a Arduino Duemilanove this is a really quick and simple build. Taking reading from a digital compass the Arduino controls…... Listed under: , ,
  435. EARTH SAVER: Autonomous Material Sorter using Arduino
    This Arduino project was part of an Association of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) contest to create an Autonomous Material Sorter. The sorter was to sort four glass bottles, four plastic bottles, four Tin cans, and four Aluminum cans. There were requirements such as size of the…... Listed under: ,
  436. Light and Water Reactive Raincoat
    This semester at college, I am in a class called Computing and Craft which is about incorporating circuitry and micro-controllers and craft to bring our projects to the next level. For our first big project, I decided to make a raincoat the reacted to light and water.…... Listed under: ,
  437. Dutch 8×8 Word Clock
    I know that I am not the first to make a word clock, using an Arduino. Still it was always something on my 'to do' list to make a Dutch one. For a different project I've bought a 'colorduino / rainbowduino / funduino' a long…... Listed under:
  438. Simple Arduino Traffic Lights
    Have you ever made a city out of Legos? I know i have built many of them but they all missed something... Traffic lights! So i decided to make my very own traffic light setup from my arduino board. Step 2: Get the components I…... Listed under: ,
  439. Arduino 101
    To get started with Arduino, you'll need some basics. In this tutorial, we'll go beyond a little blinky light and teach you about: VariablesInput and Output pinsSensors and reading dataMapping resultsFunctions In another tutorial, I'll cover classes and why we might use them. But, we…... Listed under:
  440. Gravitational force Mater using Arduino
    I have a late 80's VW and the gauge cluster has 5 dummy LED locations underneath the other warning lights.  Well I was tired of the m not doing anything, so I decided to do something about it.  I came up with the idea to…... Listed under: ,
    Hi makers, we are here again with a beautiful and stylish lamp Project. VORONOI HEART LAMP. In this project, we benefited from epoxy resin material and 3D printer. Step 1: What Is VORONOI ? In mathematics, a Voronoi diagram is a partitioning of a…... Listed under:
  442. Getting your Nokia 5110 LCD up and running on an Arduino
    We purchased one of these very cheap, very cool 84×84 LCD backlit screens off of eBay a couple of weeks ago. It’s a very nice product for adding visual elements to your projects at a very low price. We paid £3.89 for the screen and…... Listed under: ,
  443. Motion Activated Automatic LED Stair Lighting With Arduino
    I built this Arduino based automatic LED light controller for a set of poorly lit stairs in our new home. The stairs are quite dangerous - especially at night - but not any more thanks to the Motion Activated Automatic LED Stair Lighting with Arduino…... Listed under:
  444. Hidden light control using Arduino
    I’ve bought recently some cheap dual axis magnetic sensors at SureElectronics (, I’ve tried first to use them as straight compass. Annoying problem : it’s impossible to accurately compensate the tilt of the sensor without using a gyro sensor. On the other end, if you stay on…... Listed under: , ,
  445. Arduino Powered Mushroom Environment Control
    This is my first Arduino project aimed at helping me with my other hobby which is growing oyster and shiitake mushrooms indoors. In a nutshell, the controller takes in two temperature readings, 1 Humidity reading and 1 Co2 reading and triggers a set of four…... Listed under: ,
  446. Motion Control Slider for Time Lapse Rail
    This instructable explains how to motorize a time lapse rail using a step motor driven by an Arduino. We will mainly focus on the Motion Controller that drives the step motor assuming you already have a rail you want to motorize. For example when dismantling a machine…... Listed under:
  447. Diorama, Bat in the cave using Arduino
    The purpose of this instructable is to outline our development of this bat in the cave as well as provide instructions and tips for future engineers hoping to complete a similar project or use components of our project in theirs. The goal of this project…... Listed under: ,
  448. Keyfob Deadbolt using an Arduino Board
    The key to my apartment never worked quite right because it is a copy of a copy of a copy. I am fairly certain that the dead bolt is original to the building and the property manager seems to have lost the original key years…... Listed under: ,
  449. LED Candle – Lights, Flickers, Blows Out, Smokes, and Smells
    About This Candle & How to Read This Instructable Here's my take on a LED candle that offers the full experience of a real candle. Start to finish. Be sure to watch the YouTube video below! Background: I bought my first Arduino about 3 years ago with…... Listed under:
  450. Arduino Frequency Detection
    As a follow up to the Arduino Audio Input tutorial that I posted last week, I wrote a sketch which analyzes a signal coming into the Arduino's analog input and determines the frequency.  The code uses a sampling rate of 38.5kHz and is generalized for…... Listed under: ,
  451. Clock, Amplifier and a Little Amount of Wood…
    The beginning of the project came from an idea, an inspiration from a video posted on the Internet on the YouTube channel "I like to do things" ... Then came the need to make a stand for one of my monitors that housed a clock,…... Listed under:
  452. Arduino LifeClock
    This unique clock reminds you to appreciate every single day, by displaying your current age in days (or weeks) on a seven segment display. Step 1: You Will Need Electronics: Arduino Pro Mini 5V (or any other arduino with >= 12 GPIO Pins)4 Digit 7…... Listed under:
  453. HRV (Home Air Exchanger) Arduino Controller With Air Economizer
    HRV Arduino Controller with Air Economizer So my history with this project is I live in Minnesota and my circuit board fried on my LifeBreath 155Max HRV. I didn't want to pay the $200 for a new one. I always wanted something with an air…... Listed under:
  454. DIY Cheap and Sturdy Laser Engraver.
    In this instructables I will show you how I made my own DIY laser engraver for very cheap. Also most of the parts are either salvaged from old things or are very cheap. This is a very interesting project for any electronics hobbyist. This engraver…... Listed under:
  455. Wireless Bell System
    The problem that fix this project is the following: at the high school where I work, the class-change bell doesn´t sound loud enough everywhere and sometimes it causes some problems. Install a new wired class-change bells or buy a wireless bell system isn´t possible by…... Listed under:
  456. Dutch 8×8 Neopixel Word Clock
    A friend introduced me to neopixels (WS2812) programmable LED's. That would be great for my word clock, so I re-did the clock. It is very much a mixup with a slightly different size and code. The 8x8 WS2812 modules are also cheaper than the colorduino,…... Listed under:
  457. Portal 2 Turret – Master Turret Control
    This project is an extension or remix of my original Portal Turret on Instructables (Portal-2-Turret-Gun). It can also be used as a cheap controller to control anything that uses the nRF24L01 radio chip. The LCD screen is particularly useful when customizing. (It turns out…... Listed under:
  458. Cooperative Multitasking on Arduino – With Pretty Blinky Lights!
    In my first Instructable Motion Activated Automatic LED Stair Lights with Arduino I mentioned the use of "Cooperative Multitasking". So what is it and why is it helpful? This Instructable attempts to answer the "what is it" and "why is it helpful" question with a simple example…... Listed under:
  459. Ring of Fire [REMIX]
    blank After building some of these: i've decided to bring the candle onto another level. While the first one looks good, it does look a little bit too much like the original. Nothing against the first design. It looks cool and modern. My new…... Listed under:
  460. For Newbies at Arduino Programming: Telling the Direction of Fire in 3 Seconds WITH PIXEL LIGHTS!
    During my high-school sophomore year, the 3rd floor of our house lighted on fire due to a short circuit. Fortunately, my family was away on vacation for Christmas. But if we were home, wouldn't it be crucial to tell the direction of fire quickly so…... Listed under:
  461. The Chug-O-Meter
    Isn’t it nice when you can hit two birds with one stone? That’s exactly what we’ve done as we approach both Arduino Day and Saint Patrick’s Day with our version of the Chug-O-Meter! We absolutely loved what the team did with their Chug Meter…... Listed under:
  462. Voice Controlled Smart Key Holder
    Are you the kind of person who’s not good with managing keys and always have to try each key for every other lock? Well don’t worry, just grab a little bit of motivation and your maker tools to innovate your very own voice controlled smart…... Listed under:
  463. Smart Coffee Table
    We are in the joy of making a project that has been in our mind for a long time and sharing with you. Smart Coffee Table. Because this table is really smart. It illuminates your environment according to the weight of your drink. Step…... Listed under:
  464. Oceania Midi Controller (for Make Noise 0-Coast and Other Synths)
    In the past few years, a number of synthesizer manufacturers have been releasing "desktop semi-modular" instruments. They generally take the same form factor as the Eurorack modular synthesizer format and most are probably intended as a gateway drug into the world of modular. (As addictions…... Listed under:
  465. IoT Based Fingerprint Attendance System Using Evive (Arduino Based Embedded Platform)
    Now, you can easily track attendance and clock working hours with the help of this easy and fun to make DIY fingerprint scanner! We’ll be using ThingSpeak to store and retrieve the data. All you require is a cardboard piece, some colored paper, a fingerprint…... Listed under:
  466. Temperature and Servos
    Two other tutorials I have written step you through the basics (Arduino 101) and how to create a really basic data logger (Arduino Datalogger - simple). This tutorial will step through how to attach servo motors, and use temperature sensor to move it! The premise…... Listed under:
  467. Ultrasonic Theremin (Teach Sound)
    blank The Ultrasonic Theremin is an Arduino project that uses a cheap theremin to teach sound waves. By changing the distance of my hand to the device, I am changing the frequency of the sound waves. Also, moving a potentiometer changes the amplitude of the…... Listed under:
  468. Ultrasonics Based Positioning System
    All the versions of ultrasonic radars I have found for arduino devices (Arduino - Radar/Ultrasonic Detector, Arduino Ultrasonic Radar Project) are very nice radars but all of them are "blind". I mean, the radar detects something but what is it detecting? So I propose myself to…... Listed under:
  469. Robotic Rat
    Hello! My name is David, I am a 14-year-old boy living in Spain and this is my first Instructable. I have been building robots and fixing old computers for some time now and my robotics teacher told me that it was good time to start…... Listed under:
  470. Simple Garage Door Hack
    After being accidentally locked out of my house on more than one occasion, I decided that there had to be better way to entering my home that did not involve breaking and entering (and without hiding a key outside somewhere). On taking a look at…... Listed under:
  471. Motion Sensing Under Bed Lighting
    Ever tried to get out of bed quietly at night only to trip over something and wake up the whole house? Motion sensing night lights installed discreetly under your bed provide low-level light bright enough to guide you around those stray LEGO bricks but dim…... Listed under:
  472. DIY Mini CNC Laser Engraver.
    blank This is an Instructables on how I Remixed my old CNC Laser engraver and made a Stable version of an Arduino based Laser CNC engraver and thin paper cutter using old DVD drives and using 250mW laser. Old Version of My CNC : Old…... Listed under:
  473. How to Make a Picoballoon
    blank What is a picoballoon and why would I want to build it?! I hear you ask. Let me explain. You all probably know what a HAB (High Altitude Balloon) is. It's a bunch of weird electronics stuff connected to a balloon. There are soooo many tutorials regarding…... Listed under:
  474. The Ultimate Guide to Building a Quadcopter From Scratch
    This project started all the way back when I was in 6th grade and completely new to electronics, when I thought to myself, "Hey, let's build a shouldn't be that hard......right?" Yea, guess what, it's hard. Almost 4 years later, this project is coming…... Listed under:
  475. Ikea Kids Kitchen Lights Mod
    For my daughters second birthday, we decided to get her a kitchen set. But I really wanted to make what we got her special and after being inspired by what some awesome makers had done with the Ikea Duktig Kitchen, we decided to get one…... Listed under:
  476. DIY Arduino-Compatible Clone
    The Arduino is the ultimate tool in the Maker's arsenal. You should be able to build your own! In the early days of the project, circa 2005, the design was all through-hole parts and communication was via a RS232 serial cable. The files are still available, so you can…... Listed under:
  477. Security Check RFID System Based on Arduino and RS485 Data Bus
    In this DIY guide I will show you how to make your own security check system based on Arduino! You can use this system in areas with security guards (e.g. warehouses, malls, open areas). Every guard will have a personal RFID card with a unique…... Listed under:
  478. YouTube Subscriber Counter Bubble Machine
    blank The idea was born after being selected to expose at Maker Faire Lille, a giant event around Science, inventions and the Do-It-Yourself mindset. I wanted to build something that makes visitors want to subscribe to my YouTube channel YouLab.I quickly though about a real…... Listed under:
  479. Interactive Dandelion
    blank This project shows how to make an interactive picture of a dandelion. It starts as a yellow flower with LED's for petals then changes into a white dandelion clock, which can be blown on to make the seeds disperse. It is based on a…... Listed under:
  480. Advantech Builds Gaming SBC powered by AMD’s Ryzen V1000
    Advantech announced a new gaming and lottery board, the DPX-E265. The gaming board is based on AMD’s Ryzen V1000, which features a 4x DP++ ports, 2x SATA, plus M.2, PCle x16, and PCIe x4 expansion. Prior to the DPX E265, in February of this year…... Listed under:
  481. Arduino TFT Interfacing Basics
    TFT touchscreens are the amazing graphical interface which can be used with microcontrollers such as Atmel, PIC, STM, as it has a wide color range, and good graphical ability and a good mapping of pixels. Today, we are going to Interface 2.4 inch TFT LCD…... Listed under:
    We all know that there’s not much to do with an old hard drive. Once you render the platters unreadable and perhaps harvest those powerful magnets, there’s not much left of interest. Unless, of course, you turn the whole thing into a persistence-of-vision clock. At least…... Listed under:
  483. DIY Arduino Mini Laser Engraver
    Hello Guys Whatsup, In this instructable, I am making an Awesome mini laser engraver from old DVD writers. It's an amazing machine. You can use this laser engraver machine to make any kind of design, logo, art on the surface like WOOD, MDF, PLYWOOD, VNYL…... Listed under:
  484. Persistence of Vision (PoV) Display Using Arduino
    Time for a fun-filled, easy-peasy Japan-easy to make a project! Today, we’re going to show you how to make an LED POV Display. POV, an acronym for the persistence of vision, is a kind of optical illusion in which a visual image seems to persist…... Listed under:
  485. Arduino Based Wireless (RF) Weather Station Network
    In this DIY guide I will show you how to make your own wireless weather station! My communication protocol will allow you to have up to 10 sensor stations in your wireless network, but you can change and extend it up to 254 stations! The…... Listed under:
  486. Game of Thrones Light Up Map
    Spoiler! Winter is definitely coming. But make this cool Game of Thrones light up map for a Spring project. The map lights up with a flame effect revealing the sigil of the remaining house in power. What do I know, make it with the sigil…... Listed under:
  487. PasswordPump Passwords Manager
    This is v1.0 of the PasswordPump, a USB device that manages credentials for up to 254 accounts. Credentials (account names, usernames and passwords) are stored ONLY on the device itself, on two removable EEprom chips using military grade encryption (AES-128). They are not stored in…... Listed under:
  488. UCL-Embedded – Arduino Door Lock
    This project was created by Daniel Månsson [], Flemming Andersen [flem781a] and Mikkel Pavia [mikk24b9] as an exam project at the school University College Lillebælt. As a part of one of our electives, during second semester, in automation engineering, we were tasked with creating an…... Listed under:
  489. Retro Speech Synthesis. Part : 12 IoT, Home Automation
    blank This article is the 12th in a series on home automation Instructables documenting how to create and integrate an IoT Retro Speech Synthesis Device into an existing home automation system including all the necessary software functionality to enable the successful deployment within a domestic environment. Picture…... Listed under:
  490. Desktop Gigapixel Microscope
    blank In optical microscopes, there is a fundamental trade-off between field-of-view and resolution: the finer the detail, the smaller the region imaged by the microscope. One way to overcome this limitation is to translate the sample and acquire images over a larger field-of-view. The basic…... Listed under:
  491. Rory the Robot Plant
    Rory is a funny looking robot in the form of a plant, interact with some inputs by sensors, play music and detect any human movements around, in addition, to snap photos when you order it too. It's also caring about a small plant inside the…... Listed under:
  492. Extremely Sensitive Cheap Homemade Seismometer
    Step 1: Demonstration of Sensitivity On the video you can see the manufacturing process and the sensitivity of shocks Step 2: Components Otherwise, the seismometer itself consists of two parts, a mechanical tremor detector, and an electronic part that turns these tremors into electrical…... Listed under:
  493. ESP32 Capacitive Touch Input Using “Metallic Hole Plugs” for Buttons
    blank As I was finalizing design decisions for an upcoming ESP32 WiFi Kit 32 based project requiring three button input, one noticeable problem was that the WiFi Kit 32 does not possess a single mechanical pushbutton, yet alone three mechanical buttons, for input. However, the…... Listed under:
  494. Electronic Magic 8 Ball and Eyeball
    blank I wanted to create a digital version of the Magic 8 Ball... The body of this is 3D printed and the display has been changed from an polyhedron in blue dye to a small OLED controlled by a random number generator programmed…... Listed under:
  495. Play Songs(MP3) With Arduino Using PWM on Speaker or Flyback Transformer
    This is my first instructable, I hope you will Like It!! Basically, In this Project I have used the Serial Communication between my Arduino and my Laptop, to transmit music data from my laptop to the Arduino. And using the Arduino TIMERS to play the…... Listed under:
  496. ESP32 NTP Temperature Probe Cooking Thermometer With Steinhart-Hart Correction and Temperature Alarm.
    blank Still on the journey to complete an "upcoming project", "ESP32 NTP Temperature Probe Cooking Thermometer With Steinhart-Hart Correction and Temperature Alarm" is an Instructable showing how I add an NTP temperature probe, piezo buzzer and software to my capacitive touch Instructable "ESP32 Capacitive Touch…... Listed under:
  497. Stroboscopic Fountain
    For our SIDE project, a year long project that we do for Ms. Berbawy's Principles of Engineering class, we decided to make a stroboscopic fountain. The stroboscopic effect, pioneered by Harold Edgerton, makes objects appear as though they are moving in slow motion. How does…... Listed under:
  498. Arduino Powered, Sensor Controlled Fading LED Light Strips
    blank I recently had my kitchen updated and knew that lighting would ‘lift’ the look of the cupboards. I went for ‘True Handless’ so I have a gap under the work surface, as well as a kickboard, under cupboard and on the top of…... Listed under:
  499. Arduino Bluetooth Camera
    Today you can hardly surprise anyone with a mobile phone with a camera, wireless gadgets and other technical advances. Thanks to the Arduino platform, millions of people have discovered the wonderful world of electronics and programming. 100,500 instructions were written on how to exchange data…... Listed under:
  500. Self Irrigating Planter (with Moisture Sensor)
    The problem we picked was - Growing plants in limited space by amateurs. Many people would like to grow plants (basic vegetables, herbs for the kitchen, etc) but do not have enough space in their house to do so. They also may not have the…... Listed under:
  501. Arduino Controlled Robotic Arm W/ 6 Degrees of Freedom
    I am a member of a robotics group and each year our group participates in an annual Mini-Maker Faire. Beginning in 2014, I decided to build a new project for each year's event. At the time, I had about a month before the event to put something together…... Listed under:
  502. Simple Arduino RGB LED Cube (3x3x3)
    blank I´ve been looking into LED Cubes and noticed that most of them were either to complicated or to expensive. After looking at a lot of different cubes, I finally decided that my LED Cube should be: easy and simple to buildaffordablevery stylish and extravagant…... Listed under:
  503. Esplora X M5Stack
    This instructables show how to combine Arduino Esplora and M5Stack to make a NES game console. Step 1: What Is Arduino Esplora? Arduino Esplora is an Atmega32U4 AVR microcontroller board. It is unique Arduino boards, because it built-in various input sensors out-of-the-box, including a joystick,…... Listed under:
  504. Doggo Walking Light
    Walking a dog in the dark comes with the safety risk of motorists who don't see you walking, we've had a few close shaves with drivers turning quickly into or backing out of driveways or when crossing road intersections. So why not illuminate your favorite…... Listed under:
  505. Using a LED Matrix As a Scanner
    blank Ordinary digital cameras work by using a large array of light sensors to capture light as it is reflected from an object. In this experiment, I wanted to see whether I could build a backwards camera: instead of having an array of light sensors,…... Listed under:
  506. Turn a Commodore 64 Into an IOS Bluetooth Keyboard
    This instructable describes how to turn a Commodore 64 computer into a bluetooth keyboard. It involves programming a micro controller with the Arduino IDE and constructing a circuit board. Supplies you'll need (some are optional): Commodore 64 with keyboard (remove mother board, it is not…... Listed under:
  507. Model Railway Layout With Automated Passing Siding (V2.0)
    This project is an update of one of the previous model railroad automation projects, The Model Railway Layout with Automated Siding. This version adds the feature of coupling and decoupling of the locomotive with the rolling stock. The operation of the railway layout is as follows:…... Listed under:
  508. Vacuum Fluorescent Display Watch
    That whole project started a while back with an hackaday article from 2014 in which [Johngineer] build the 'ChronodeVFD', a wristwatch made from an old soviet vacuum fluorescent display. It kind of triggered the 'shut up and take my money' reflex in me, but as it wasn't…... Listed under:
  509. Motion Follow Animatronics Eyes
    blank This Arduino project uses an Optical Flow Sensor (ADNS3080) to capture movement. Then translate the data to move servo's making it look as eyes are following moving object. This is not an easy build. It requires 3d printing, soldering, some general technical understanding and…... Listed under:
  510. CNC Arduino Plant Growing Machine
    blank I designed a CNC Arduino Plant Watering machine for my local high school science and engineering fair. I ended up getting second place in the maths and engineering category, won $200 from the Missouri Society of Engineers, and was invited to compete in an…... Listed under:
    Hello, Guys! In this instructable tutorial, I'm going to make an Arduino nano based smartphone (Bluetooth) controlled car. All we know that Arduino is an excellent prototyping platform, principally because it uses a friendly programming language and there are a lot of extra incredible components…... Listed under:
  512. Mirolo Networked LED Matrix Display for Digital Signage
    Digital signage can be useful at events to inform visitors about upcoming panels, changes in the schedule or dynamically provide information. Using LED Matrix displays for that makes the messages readable even from far away and is an eye catching feature. Features include: 2 Lines…... Listed under:
  513. Wipy: the Overly Motivated Whiteboard Cleaner
    blank Introduction Did you ever get tired of cleaning the whiteboard? Have you ever wondered how much your life would improve if a robot could do this for you? You now have the chance to make this a reality with Wipy: the overly motivated whiteboard…... Listed under:
  514. BotTender
    blank BotTender, a bartender assistant that pours the perfect shot! BotTender is an autonomous robot that is designed with the aim of automatising bars. It is placed on top of the bar and detects the shot glasses in front of it. Once the glasses are…... Listed under:
  515. Magic Feeler
    blank The project conducted as part of the Computational Design and Digital Fabrication seminar in the ITECH masters program. A Project by: ShuChuan Yao, Jeongwoo Jang, Zijie Tan Arduino UnoServo Motors x4fishing wirespins (cotton buds stem, thread rod, toothpick)Gyro Sensor9V BatteryPretty Scarf/Bandanna Do you ever…... Listed under:
  516. Slapstick
    blank The project conducted as part of the Computational Design and Digital Fabrication seminar in the ITECH masters program. The Idea Exam period is coming. And you already feel sleepless and hopeless. You want to study, but you’ve lost your motivation. And it’s crucial that…... Listed under:
  517. The Moral Compass
    The project conducted as part of the Computational Design and Digital Fabrication seminar in the ITECH masters program and was brought to you by Vanessa Costalonga, James Hayward and Christo van der Hoven. Have you ever doubted the choices that you make? Have you ever…... Listed under:
  518. Pc-Privacy – Arduino Automated Privacy for Your Computer
    If you live with other people or have your own office you might be familiar with the problem of people randomly appearing in your room while you are working on confidential data or just have some weird stuff open on the 2nd Screen from hours…... Listed under:
  519. Arduino Digital Clock Synchronized by the 60Hz Power Line
    This Arduino based digital clock is synchronized by the 60Hz power line. It has a simple and inexpensive common anode 4 digit 7 segment display which shows hours and minutes. It uses a cross over detector to detect when the incoming 60Hz sine wave crosses…... Listed under:
  520. DIY LED-photometer With Arduino for Physics or Chemistry Lessons
    Liquids or other objects appear colored because theyreflect or transmit certain colors and in turn swallow (absorb) others. With a so-called photometer, those colors (wavelengths) can be determined, which are absorbed by liquids. The basic principle is simple: with a LED of a certain color…... Listed under:
  521. Arcade Button MIDI Keyboard
    This is a version 2.0 of one of my first forays into Arduino and DIY MIDI programming. I've developed my skills in prototyping and design so I thought it would be a good demonstration of process and progression. With a more informed design process I…... Listed under:
  522. Tilt Compensated Compass
    blank This instructable explains how to make a tilt compensated compass using an Arduino UNO R3, an LCD display, and an IvenSense MPU-9250 multi-chip-module that contains an MPU-6050 accelerometer / gyro and an AK8963 magnetometer within the same package. The LCD simultaneously displays the Heading,…... Listed under:
  523. Automatic Gate Slider Under $100
    Over the summer, my dad motivated me to look into buying a gate automation system and setting it up. So I started my research and looked into package solutions on AliExpress and local vendors. The local vendors were offering complete solutions including installation for >…... Listed under:
  524. Animated Word Clock
    Build your own Word Clock with an animated display. This is a simple project uses an Arduino Nano, Color LEDs and includes a stylish 3D Printed Case. The Word Clock has three animated patterns- Matrix style - Typewriter Style - Rainbow Color The three buttons…... Listed under:
  525. Temperature Controlled Vaccine & Insulin Cooler
    Keeping cool saves lives In the developing world, vaccines are the front line of defense against dangerous illnesses such as Ebola, Influenza, Cholera, Tuberculosis and Dengue to name a few. Transporting vaccines and other life-saving materials such as insulin and blood require careful temperature control.…... Listed under:
  526. New Wireless IOT Sensor Layer for Home Environmental Monitoring System
    This Instructable describes a lower-cost, battery-powered wireless IOT sensor layer for my earlier Instructable: LoRa IOT Home Environmental Monitoring System. If you haven't already viewed this earlier Instructable, I recommend reading the introduction for an overview of the capabilities of the system which are now extended…... Listed under:
  527. Arduino RC Robot
    blank Description A durable, 3D printed, remote controlled Arduino based robot with several hundred meters range. A modular quick-connect motor scheme lets you rapidly prototype different robot designs without any tools. Perfect for robotics education for kids. Whats it all about? So you've just started…... Listed under:
  528. EqualAir: Wearable NeoPixel Display Triggered by Air Pollution Sensor
    blank The aim of the project is to make a wearable t-shirt that displays an evocative graphic when air pollution is above a set threshold. The graphic is inspired by the classic game "brick breakers", in that the car is like a paddle which spits…... Listed under:
  529. DIY RGB-LED Glow Poi With Remote Control
    Introduction Hello Everyone!This is my first guide and (hopefully) the first one in a series of guides on my quest to create an open-source RGB-LED visual poi. To keep it simple first, this is going to result in a simple led-poi featuring remote control via…... Listed under:
  530. Arduino-controlled DIY Coffee Roaster
    In this Instructable we will have a look at modifying a hot-air popcorn machine to turn it into a fully automatic and temperature-controlled home coffee roaster. Roasting coffee at home is surprisingly simple, and even something as basic as a frying pan can do the…... Listed under:
  531. Low Cost Bioprinter
    The goal of this project is to develop a low-cost bioprinter to make bioprinting more accessible to research institutions. Currently, low-end bioprinters cost approximately $10,000 while high-end bioprinters cost approximately $170,000. In contrast, our printer can be built for approximately $375. Supplies: Parts: Ramps 1.4:…... Listed under:
  532. Super Stylish Automatic Cat Feeder
    blank Jojo is a super handsome cat.I love him in every aspect, except he keeps waking me up everyday 4am in the morning for his food, so it's time to get an automatic cat feeder to save my sleep. However, he is so handsome that…... Listed under:
  533. Raft Bird Repeller
    In this project I will show you how to build a solar-powered Raft Bird Repeller that will get rid of those pesky birds that poop on your raft. Step 1: Intro If you have ever been on a raft, you know just how relaxing…... Listed under:
  534. Motion Tracking Face
    blank Meet Chartreuse! Chartreuse's face follows you when you walk by. When she sees you, her eyes turn yellow and she gets a happy expression in her eyes. As you walk away, her eyes change to blue and she sadly turns away. Chartreuse is powered…... Listed under:
  535. Project Small Car
    This car was made as a creative activity for students from Erazmus project. The Small Car celebrated big succes. So I've decided to share this small, unassuming and yet very educative project with community. It's ideal to entertain students, for instance during public open day…... Listed under:
  536. Steam Linked Display Shelf
    Back Story My brother has Funko POP figures that represent his characters that his friends play most often in video games. We thought that it would be cool if they had a display case that would have LEDs in it to represent their status on…... Listed under:
  537. Arduino Water Cycle Diorama
    blank We'll be making a diorama presenting the water cycle, using Arduino and some motors to add movement and lighting. It has a school feel - because it is actually a school project! The presentation scenario is this: The sun rises in the morning [One…... Listed under:
  538. Rug With Sensors/ RF Communication With Arduino Micro
    I recently finished the installation Equally diverse, which is made of a series of lamps that react to the sensors placed in a rug underneath the lamps.Here is how I made the rug with pressure sensors.I hope you will find it useful. 🙂 Step 1:…... Listed under:
  539. Home Presence Simulator and Security Control Device
    This project allow us to simulate presence and to detect movements in our home. We can configure a network of devices installed in differents rooms of our home all of them controlled by a main device. This project combines these features on a single device (PICTURE 1):…... Listed under:
  540. Old Man and the Arduino GPS
    So this Lazy Old Geek (L.O.G.) hasn’t been able to do an Instructable for a few years. At 70 years old, the brain doesn’t work as well as it used to and it’s hard to focus on big projects let alone try to write about…... Listed under:
  541. Tim’s Cybot Arduino NANO Remote Control
    This project is to create an Infrared Remote Control to control the Original Cybot received with the magazine Ultimate Real Robots, started back in 2001. Reason for making the remote:(a little history) Before the issue of the parts for the IR handset, Cybot was put…... Listed under:
  542. Condensation Risk Evaluator
    Hi everyone, I work as a builder even though I've been always really interested in new technologies. I've learned a little about 3d printing, Arduino and electronic issues reading a lot. I visit this web regularly so I would like to make my little contribution.…... Listed under:
  543. Adaptable Sun Visor Cap
    The project conducted as part of the Computational Design and Digital Fabrication seminar in the ITECH masters program. The sun blinds you and you have no hand free? No problem anymore... Here you can find all the important information to build your own adaptable sun visor cap.…... Listed under:
  544. A Complete Beginner’s Guide to SMD Soldering
    blank Alright so soldering is pretty straightforward for through-hole components, but then there are times when you need to go tiny *insert ant-man reference here*, and the skills you learnt for TH soldering just dont apply anymore.Welcome to the world of Surface Mount Device (SMD)…... Listed under:
  545. PKE Meter Geiger Counter
    blank I have been wanting to build a Geiger counter for a long time to complement my Peltier Cooled Cloud Chamber. There is (hopefully) not really much useful purpose in owning a Geiger counter but I just love the old Russian tubes and thought it would…... Listed under:
  546. Tabletop Pinball Machine Using Evive- Arduino Based Embedded Plaform
    Another weekend, another exciting game! And this time, it’s none other than everybody’s favorite arcade game - Pinball! This project will show you how to make your very own Pinball machine easily at home. All you’d need are components from the evive Starter Kit, some…... Listed under:
  547. Arduino Decoration
    There’s a lot of night lamps outside, but they can’t customize to your favorite color. So, this project is to make a night lamp that you can choose your favorite color. Step 1: Step One: Electronics Needed Here are the electronics you need to make…... Listed under:
  548. Body-ultrasound Sonography With Arduino
    My hobby and passion is to realize physics projects. One of my last work is about ultrasonic sonography. As always I tried to make it as simple as possible with parts you can get on ebay or aliexpress. So let's take a look how far…... Listed under:
  549. The “Flute” of Imitation
    blank As one of the top ten common instruments played worldwide, the amount of beginners studying the flute comes in quite a quantity. While The "Flute" of Imitation does not train one’s breath control, the “instrument” concentrates on the fundamental fingerings, crucial to familiarize…... Listed under:
  550. IOT Lunar Rover Raspberrypi+Arduino
    blank This project is inspired by the Indian moon mission Chandryaan-2 Which will take place in September 2019.This is a special mission because they are going to land on the spot where no one has every landed before.So to show my support i decided to…... Listed under:
  551. IoT Mouse-Friendly Live Trap
    blank This is a trap to capture the mice without hurting them, so you can release them outside. If the proximity sensor detects the mouse, the Servo motor will close the door. You will receive an instant message and/or an Email, to inform you that…... Listed under:
    Today I will share following topics base on a bicolor matrix led 32x32: D.I.Y a bicolor led matrix 32x32.How to control led board above with NodeMCU ESP8266 via B.A.M method.Introduce and share my code for some cool real time clock projects with this bicolor led…... Listed under:
  553. 10 Million YouTube Subscribers Award LED PCB
    blank Summary This PCB (Printed Circuit Board) resembles the YouTube Play Button award that is given out to creators for reaching certain milestones such as 100,000, 1 million, and 10 million subscribers. When the switch is turned on, the user can scroll through 5 different…... Listed under:
  554. Making Your First Printed Circuit Board – Getting Started With PCBWAY [PART 1]
    If you are into electronics, PCBs (Printed Circuit Board) are some of the most common things you will see. These boards make our lives easier by eliminating all those connecting wires and breadboards. If properly designed, it will reduce the size of your device and…... Listed under: ,
  555. Key Safe
    blank During weekdays, I seldom bring my key out, but this causes difficulty when my mother left the house. By having no other choices, my mom has to leave the key inside the cabinet beside the door, which has no guarantee of whether the key…... Listed under:
  556. Iron Man’s Arc Reactor That Pulses With Your Heart Beat
    blank There are lot of DIY arc reactors out there that look pretty cool. Some look realistic too. But why build something that just looks like that thing and does not do anything. Well, this arc reactor is not going to protect your heart using…... Listed under:
  557. CloudyData – ESP8266 to Google Sheets Made Simple
    I've been looking for cloud data storing for a long time during last years: it is interesting to monitor data from any kind of sensor, but it is more interesting if these data are available everywhere without any storage difficulty such as using SD cards…... Listed under:
  558. Weather-station With Arduino, BME280 & Display for Seeing the Trend Within the Last 1-2 Days
    Here on instructables weather stations have already been introduced. They show the current air pressure, temperature and humidity. What they lacked so far was a presentation of the course within the last 1-2 days. This process would have the advantage that you can not only…... Listed under:
  559. Secure IOT With AWS and Hornbill ESP32 Using Arduino.
    Security of connected devices is of paramount concern. There are several possible ways to make the devices secure. One of the most essential and widely used options is to use end to end encryption. The widely used Transport Layer Security (TLS) version 1.2 is the…... Listed under:
  560. ISS Globe- Blinks When the ISS Passes Overhead
    blank Howdy! If you are interested in astronomy and always look up at the stars and not down at your feet, you'll surely know the ISS. The ISS or The International Space Station revolves around the earth around 16 times per day. Being an aerospace…... Listed under:
  561. VFD Alarm Clock
    IV-27M Alarm Clock Project date: March 2019 – May 2019 Overview After the successful completion of the XIV Nixie Clock which was Direct/Static Driven, I was keen to start work on a new clock which was based on the Multiplexing(Dynamic) or “MUX” principle of operation,…... Listed under:
  562. Totally Lit – Programmable RGB LED Acrylic Sign
    blank Been playing around with the laser cutter/engraver, and really fell in love with engraving in to clear acrylic and shining a light source from the edge. The thickness of the acrylic being used is a .25" sheet, which cuts really cleanly by the laser…... Listed under:
  563. Portable Luxmeter
    This project is about making portable luxmeter. It can be used in schools, where children can measure different kinds of light sources.Functions: 1. measure intensity of light in lux. 2. calculate solar irradiation from lux to watts/m2 (factor 112) 3. charging battery using USB port…... Listed under:
  564. DIY Arduino Starter Kit Shield
    In this guide I will show you how to make your own Arduino learning shield. This learning shield can be useful at schools, universities and to everyone that want to start dealing with the Arduino. With this shield you will learn how to read the…... Listed under:
  565. Dev Board Breadboard
    This Instructables show how to create a tailor-made breadboard for dev board. Step 1: Current Breadboard Breadboard (solderless breadboards) is a very import component for prototyping of electronics. It can help you test the circuit before soldering it. Since the connection not require soldering, after…... Listed under:
  566. Portable Arduino Bot
    Over the years, I have built many robotic projects and most of it run by an Arduino so let me explain a little bit about this amazing technology. Arduino is a microcontroller board, has up to 14 digital input/output pins (of which 6 can be…... Listed under:
  567. The E.M.F.Meter
    Hello, fellow Makers! In this instructable, I will be discussing my newest and most versatile tool for edcuation: the E.M.F. Meter. This instructable will be covering a lot of steps involving Arduino and Raspberry Pi software. Although resources will be provided, please make sure you…... Listed under:
  568. Betta Fish Feeder
    I'm setting up a betta fish tank and wanted to make an automatic fish feeder so he never misses a meal. I've seen other DIY fish feeders that just shake a container but I wanted to be able to precisely control how much food he'll…... Listed under:
  569. Cyclone(Arduino LED Game)
    In this tutorial, I will teach you how to create an LED game with very little code or experience! I had this idea for a while and finally got around to creating it. It's a fun game that reminds us all of the arcade games.…... Listed under:
  570. Cat Whisker Sensory Extension Wearable (2.0)
    This project is a continuation and reimagining of my former colleague's (metaterra) "Whisker Sensory Extension Wearable". The purpose of this project was to focus on the creation of novel, computationally-enriched “sensory extensions” that allow for augmented-sensing of the natural world. My major effort with this…... Listed under:
  571. How to Make an Arduino Weather Station With DHT11 Temperature and Humidity Sensor
    Recently I started playing around with DHT11 Temperature and Humidity sensor, at that time around, I had an idea to make a small yet effective Weather Station, so in this project inscructable, we will use the DHT11 sensor from the previous tutorial and turn it…... Listed under:
  572. DIY Smart Dustbin With Arduino
    Here we will make a Smart Dustbin by using arduino and ultrasonic sensor.I hope you guys enjoy learning this project. Supplies: Arduino UnoUltrasonic SensorServo MotorDustbin Step 1: Preparing the Opening Take a plastic sheet and cut fraw a circle with the help of dustbin and…... Listed under:
  573. DIY Givi V56 Motorcycle Topbox Light Kit With Integrated Signals
    blank As a motorcycle rider, I'm all too familiar with being treated like I'm invisible on the road. One thing I always add to my bikes is a top box which usually has an integrated light. I recently upgraded to a new bike and bought…... Listed under:
  574. Color Instrument
    This a simple Arduino/3D printing project about colors and sounds. I made this device or as I call it ‘color instrument’ for activity for kids. It’s fun and it’s a good conversation starter about physics of colors and sound. The most interesting fact about colors,…... Listed under:
  575. Air Quality Sensor: Concept to Production
    This is the full documentation of the Autodesk University Air Quality Sensor project. Attendees at several events have participated in assembling their own air quality sensor over the past several months. The Concept to Production page will give you more information on how you can use Fusion…... Listed under:
  576. TTGO T-Watch
    blank This instructables show how to start playing with TTGO T-Watch. Step 1: What Is TTGO T-Watch? TTGO T-Watch is watch shape ESP32 based development kit. 16 MB flash and 8 MB PSRAM both are top specification. It also built-in a 240x240 IPS LCD, touch…... Listed under:
  577. FM Radio
    blank Recently, I came across RDA5807 module which is an FM Radio Tuner in a very tiny package. It is very cheap and uses I2C protocol for communication which means that only two wires will be required to talk to the IC. Less wiring! My mom used…... Listed under:
  578. Cowboy Toy – Arduino Laser Target
    In the lesson I will show you how I made a toy on arduino that will suit beginners. If you start working with sensors, then this toy will suit you as a homemade product. Step 1: Watch the Video Step 2: Material: - plywood…... Listed under:
  579. Bicycle Speedometer Display
    What Is It? As the name suggests, in this project you will learn how to create a display for your bike that consists of both a speedometer and an odometer. Indicating real time speed and distance travelled. The total cost of this project comes to around 15 USD (not including the…... Listed under:
  580. Alexa Controlled Dog Feeder
    This is our dog Bailey. She's part Border Collie and Australian Cattle Dog so sometimes she's smarter than her own good, especially when it comes to telling time and knowing when she should be eating dinner. Typically, we try to feed her around 6 PM…... Listed under:
  581. Crocodile Solar Pool Sensor
    This instructable shows how to build a rather special pool sensor measuring the pool temperature and transmitting it via WiFi to Blynk App and to a MQTT broker. I call it the "Crocodile Solar Pool Sensor".It uses the Arduino programming environment and an ESP8266 board (Wemos…... Listed under:
  582. Monster Catcher Night Light
    blank This nightlight doubles as a trap to catch monsters under the bed! Before you go to sleep at night, place it under your bed and it will catch any monster under there. It even keeps a light on all night to make sure new…... Listed under:
  583. Escape Room Decoder Box
    Escape Rooms are awesomely fun activities which are highly engaging and great for teamwork. Have you ever thought about creating your own Escape Room? Well with this decoder box you can be well on your way! Even better have you thought about using escape rooms…... Listed under:
  584. Weather Based Music Generator (ESP8266 Based Midi Generator)
    Hi, today I'll explain how to make your own little Weather based Music generator. It's based on an ESP8266, which is kind of like an Arduino, and it responds to temperature, rain and light intensity. Don't expect it to make entire songs or chord progressions.…... Listed under:
  585. MAX7219 LED Dot Matrix Assembly and Testing
    blank A Dot-Matrix Display is a display device which contains light emitting diodes aligned in the form of matrix.This Dot matrix displays are used in applications where Symbol, Graphic, Characters, Alphabets, Numerals are need to be displayed together in static as well as Scrolling motion.Dot Matrix Display…... Listed under:
  586. Popsicle Stick Robotic Arm
    blank Here's how to build a simple robotic arm with a gripper using popsicle sticks, an Arduino, and a few servos. Supplies: Feel free to use similar materials or whatever you already have. (e.g. cardboard instead of popsicle sticks) Materials: 14 Popsicle Sticks4 Micro Servos…... Listed under:
  587. B-Safe, the Portable Safe
    blank The problem Imagine this: You wake up one morning and the weather is real good. You want to go to the beach.Because you don't live too close to the beach, you take your car. To pay for the parkingat the beach, you use your…... Listed under:
  588. Arduino MIDI Chiptune Synthesizer
    Relive the fun of early computer game music with an authentic 8-bit chiptune synthesizer, which you can control over MIDI from the comfort of any modern DAW software. This simple circuit uses an Arduino to drive an AY-3-8910 programmable sound generator chip (or one of its many…... Listed under:
  589. Infinity Gauntlet Controlled Home Automation
    blank In my previous project i have made an infinity gauntlet that control a light switch. I wanted to use six stones and each stone can control appliance, door lock, or lighting.So, I made a home automation system using infinity gauntlet. In this project I used…... Listed under:
    Today I will share how to make a WIFI JOYSTICK from an ESP8266 and 4 ways industrial joystick. It can be integrated into the factory's automation system or be used for smart home control. The mentioned control systems are PLCs and the specific case that…... Listed under:
  591. Save Water & Money With the Shower Water Monitor
    Which uses more water - a bath or a shower? I was recently thinking about this question, and I realized that I don't actually know how much water is used when I shower. I know when I'm in the shower sometimes my mind wanders, thinking…... Listed under:
  592. Inverted Pendulum: Control Theory and Dynamics
    blank The inverted pendulum is a classic problem in dynamics and control theory that is generally elaborated in high-school and undergraduate physics or math courses. Being a math and science enthusiast myself, I decided to try and implement the concepts that I learned during my classes to…... Listed under:
  593. Arduino Magnetometer
    What are we building? Humans can't detect magnetic fields, but we use devices that rely on magnets all the time. Motors, compasses, rotation sensors, and wind turbines, for example, all require magnets for operation. This tutorial describes how to build an Arduino based magnetometer that…... Listed under:
  594. Arduino Watch Core
    blank This instructables show how to use a square color display and Arduino dev board build a watch core. This will cover the topics of dev board selection, display selection, extra modules selection, UI design, performance tuning and power saving. Note: I have prototyped some…... Listed under:
  595. Arduino Fireflies
    blank One of the things I look forward to with summers in Pennsylvania are fireflies in my backyard. I recently taught myself Adruino programming for the purpose of making this simple project. It's a great program to start with and is easy enough for any…... Listed under:
  596. Unsafe Noise Level Alert System
    The Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen (OEDK) is the largest makerspace at Rice University, providing a space for all students to design and prototype solutions to real-world challenges. To serve this purpose, the OEDK houses a number of power tools and large machinery that produce loud,…... Listed under:
  597. How to Make a Self-Watering IoT Planter With a Mason Jar and an ESP32!
    Introduction: On one of my weekly pilgrimages to Lowes (as any devout Kansan does), I found a sad little plant in the Gardening Department: a Janet Craig Compacta. The poor little guy looked lonely and dehydrated. We clicked right away and immediately I knew I…... Listed under:
  598. The Brachistochrone Curve
    blank The brachistochrone curve is a classic physics problem, that derives the fastest path between two points A and B which are at different elevations. Although this problem might seem simple it offers a counter-intuitive result and thus is fascinating to watch. In this instructables one will…... Listed under:
    I have in my hand a distance laser sensor with high precision and speed. It is used in industrial environments for object positioning or detection applications. According to technical documents, I found it can communicate with other devices via RS485. I spent the weekend to…... Listed under:
  600. Flip-It! – the World’s Dumbest Game?
    blank Origins: This is a game I developed over a couple of years 2018-2019 It was originally called "Stupid Flip" and came out of my interest in creating simple and fun interactive games that could also be used for teaching coding. This is about the…... Listed under:
  601. Alaska Datalogger
    Alaska is on the edge of advancing climate change. Its unique position of having a fairly untouched landscape populated with a variety of coal mine canaries enables a lot of research possibilities. Our friend Monty is an Archaeologist who helps with camps for kids in…... Listed under:
  602. Arduino Watch
    This Instructables show how to make a Arduino Watch from Arduino Watch Core. Step 1: Preparation Arduino Dev Board This time I am using Sparkfun Pro Micro 3.3 V 8 MHz dev board. Watch Display This time I am using a ST7789 1.3" IPS LCD. Lipo…... Listed under:
  603. Motion Controlled Pong Video Game
    i'm MrWaffelXD and today I want you to show how to make a motion controlled Pong game. In this guide you learn, how to programm your own Pong and how to make a distance-controller, which you can use by moving your hand. But first: What is…... Listed under:
  604. DIY Geiger Counter With an ESP8266 and a Touchscreen
    blank I designed and built a Geiger Counter - a device that can detect ionizing radiation and warn its user of dangerous ambient radiation levels with the all-too-familiar clicking noise. It can also be used when scouting for minerals to see if the rock you…... Listed under:
  605. E-dice – Arduino Die/dice 1 to 6 Dice + D4, D5, D8, D10, D12, D20, D24 and D30
    blank This is a simple arduino project to make a electronic die. It is possible to choose for 1 to 6 dice or 1 out of 8 special dice. Choice is made by simply turning a rotary encoder. These are the features: 1 die: showing…... Listed under:
    In this project, we will be making a benchtop pH meter using the gravity analog pH circuit and probe from Atlas Scientific and an Arduino Uno. Readings will be displayed on a liquid crystal display (LCD). MATERIALS 1 - Arduino Uno1 - Gravity analog pH sensor1 - pH…... Listed under:
  607. Simple Automated Point to Point Model Railroad Running Two Trains
    Arduino microcontrollers are a great way of automating model railroad layouts due to their low-cost availability, open-source hardware and software and a large community to help you. For model railroads, Arduino microcontrollers can prove to be a great resource for automating their layouts in a…... Listed under:
  608. Berry Racer – a Game Programmed in Arduino and Played on a Custom PCB
    blank Berry Racer is a game that I came up with and programmed using Arduino's Software. The game is run on a Teensy microcontroller which is connected through a custom PCB (Printed Circuit Board) to a Screen, a Joystick, four buttons, and a piezo speaker.…... Listed under:
  609. Playing Chess Against Arduino
    This project has been developed with the “Games” contest in my mind, I hope you’ll like it and give your vote 🙂 The idea of this project is quite simple. I want to simulate as many board games as possible using a simple electronic assembly.…... Listed under:
  610. Toast Talker
    blank This Instructable started as my great interest in the TV show Toast of London. The British Matt Berry comedy that can now be found on Netflix has some superb voice overs that I wanted to accommodate in my morning toaster routine. In a running joke, he…... Listed under:
  611. DIY Low Cost Air Hockey Table
    blank A professional air hockey setup is usually available only in arcades due to the sophisticated systems that are required to operate it. Our goal was to build a DIY air hockey table, bringing this gaming experience at home. By using commonly available materials we…... Listed under:
  612. The ‘Do More’ Timer, Inspired by Casey Neistat
    blank Summer, the lovely season when things happen. But sometimes we tend to forget the time. So to remind us the time left , I designed this Casey Neistat's 'Do More' DIY arduino driven timer which can be programmed to display the time left from…... Listed under:
  613. Upright Laser Harp
    blank Laser harps are musical devices with laser beam "strings." When the beam is blocked, a note is played by the instrument. Usually laser harps have the beams travel vertically in the shape of a fan or vertical lines. In this project, I built a…... Listed under:
  614. Creating a Physical Game Controller
    When the Nintendo Wii was launched players were encouraged, nay required, to leave the sofa and jump, dance, and jiggle in order to score points in their game of choice. While there is a steep learning curve in building for the Wii, it is easy…... Listed under:
  615. 3D Printed Arduino RC Airboat With Controller
    This is a project that combines the knowledge of 3D printing and Arduino. It is a good beginners project for anyone interested in making their own RC boat or just interested in using 3D printing and Arduino for their own creations. Supplies: Look at step…... Listed under:
  616. Magic Button 4k: the 20USD BMPCC4k Wireless Remote Control
    blank Many people have asked me to share some details about my wireless controller for the BMPCC4k. Most questions were about the bluetooth control, so I'll mention a few details about that. I am assuming you are familiar with the ESP32 Arduino environment. This version…... Listed under:
  617. Smart Power Strip With Cayenne Cloud
    blank This instructable shows how you can build your own easy or simple DIY Internet-connected Smart Power Strip to control Electrical Appliances from remotely.You can also automate the daily repetitive task with scheduling feature, so the appliance will automatically be turned on and off on…... Listed under:
  618. SteamPunk Radio
    This project is without doubt the most complex I have undertaken, with sixteen IV-11 VFD tubes, two Arduino Mega cards, ten LED Neon light circuits, a servo, an electromagnet, two MAX6921AWI IC Chips, five DC power supplies, a HV power supply, two DC Volt meters,…... Listed under:
  619. FS-Touch Bed Levelling Tool
    blank Tired of trying to get the perfect levelled 3D printer bed? Frustrated with guessimating the proper resistance between nozzle and paper? Well, FS-Touch will help you measure this pinching force quantitatively and achieve quick and accurate bed levelling in no time. Features of this bed levelling(proper…... Listed under:
  620. How to Setup Cheapduino Board (smallest Arduino)
    When it comes to electronics projects, Arduino is definitely one of the most favorite choices of every enthusiast, and if you are Arduino fan like me, you too build all your projects on Arduino, so what if you have limited boards available to use? And…... Listed under:
  621. [DEPRECATED] Arduino-Based Smart Glasses by a 13-year-old – Jordan Fung’s Pedosa Glass
    We have developed into Pedosa Innovation, a tech start-up founded by the developer of Pedosa Glass. We have continued to develop wearable technology, in addition to cloud infrastructure and STEM education programmes for kids in Hong Kong. Learn more at, or contact us at [email protected] UPDATE:…... Listed under:
  622. Infrared Fighting Tank
    blank This project is to make two infrared fighting tanks with Starter Robot Kits, some mechanical parts and electric modules. They are controlled with 2.4G wireless joystick. So, how to make it? Step 1: Parts Required 2 x Starter Robot Kit(Bluetooth or IR version) 4 x Beam0808-136-Blue 2…... Listed under:
  623. Ultrasonic Mapmaker Using Arduino and MatLab
    Vision is one of the most exciting senses you can endow on your robot. The ability to perceive obstacles allows a robot to make an educated decision regarding further movements. However, it is also not the easiest senses to implement for a few reasons. Firstly,…... Listed under:
  624. Solar Power Data Logger
    Ever wanted to know how much solar power you could yield by putting PV cells in a specific place on or around your house? This Instructable shows you how to build a data logger based on an Arduino (or Genuino) Uno with data-logger-shield and a…... Listed under:
  625. Arduino Based Smart Home IOT System
    Hello, I am Michalis Vasilakis from and in this Instructables guide I will show you how you can easily make your own smart home system based on Arduino uno and an Ethernet module (or shield). You will be able to use this system from any device…... Listed under:
  626. Arduino 101 Fundamentals
    The purpose of this instructable is to introduce the sketch writing fundamentals to all new comers to the Arduino world. It is meant to be a beginners guide that includes detailed explanation about the basic statements and functions. Most of the sketches I use are…... Listed under:
  627. Arduino – LCD 1602A I2C – PASSWORD PROTECTED DOOR ACCESS With Relay – KY-019
    blank Hello world! Today i made a simple code to control a electric strike lock with a Password/ Access Code using a 1 channel relay. I don't have such a lock but i demonstrated it with a lamp attached to the relay. Check the next…... Listed under:
  628. How to Make the Knock Lock for Arduino Starter Kit
    In this instructable i will be showing you a video on how I made a knock lock using the arduino uno starter kit. I did run into a few problems along the way but figured out a solution after thinking it over. this is the…... Listed under:
  629. A Beginner’s Guide to Arduino
    After some years of experimenting with Arduino, I decided that the time has come to share the knowledge I've acquired. So I here it goes, a guide to Arduino, with the bare basics for beginners and some more advanced explanations for people who are somewhat…... Listed under:
  630. DIY | Easy Arduino Laser Tripwire Security System!
    blank In this tutorial I will be teaching you how you can build your own Laser Tripwire Security System at home! You will need the following components and materials: LED lightLaser ModuleLaser Sensor ModuleSpeaker or Piezo Buzzer2 Small Breadboards with sticky tape on the backArduinoBreadboard…... Listed under:
  631. Sound Detection RGB Lamp Using Arduino
    Hello, In this project I am making a lamp with multiple colors using RGB leds. My idea is to try to let the lamp change color if it detects a sound in the area. If you get annoyed from the changing colors every time you…... Listed under:
  632. The Simplest Buzzer Tutorial; Using Arduino
    blank Hey Makers, Lets make a Simple Quiz Buzzer using Arduino! Step 1: ​What We Can Do With It? What we can do with it? >Quiz Game Buzzer >Play Tunes and lots more…………. Step 2: Things Required >Arduino Uno (Buy From (Buy From >Buzzer (Buy From…... Listed under:
  633. Joystick Controlled Robot Arm Using an Arduino
    Purpose and description of this guide This instructable is a hand-in for a school project that we made. The purpose of this project was to create a robot arm control using thumbsticks. We had to use an Arduino Uno for the control and in addition,…... Listed under:
  634. Handmade Claw
    These 6 easy steps will tell you how to make a wooden claw machine controlled with Arduino. Step 1: Print All of Your Pieces Either handcut or laser cut all of your pieces Step 2: Aquire Your Parts You will need 4 SG90 servos, 4…... Listed under:
  635. Arduino Countdown Timer With Setup Buttons
    In this Instructables guide I will show you how to make your own Arduino two digit countdown timer. I made my own circuit by using the ATmega328 micro controller but this is an optional step. In this guide I will help you to make it…... Listed under:
  636. Easy Arduino LED Dice
    This instrcutable will show you how to hook up LEDs to show a face of a dice when a pushbutton is pressed. Step 1: Supplies For this project you will need to following: 11 long jumper wires 7 short jumper wires 7 LEDs 1 breadboard…... Listed under:
  637. Arduino Robot Catapult
    blank Hello there fellow makers, This instructable is my attempt to make a robot for the 'ROBOTICS CONTEST' competition in instructables. So here it is 🙂 I'll start this instructable with a joke 🙂 Q: what's the difference between men and boys?A : the…... Listed under:
  638. Arduino Bluetooth Car Controlled by Labview
    This is a Arduino RC car, originally based off of a project made by Owen_soo. It is very maneuverable, able to do quick turns, go backward and forward with just a flick of a switch. This was originally just going to be a very basic RC…... Listed under:
  639. Temp & Humidity Sensor With LCD Disp & LED Indicator
    In this instructable, I have used the DHT11 Temperature & Humidity sensor & Arduino UNO to display the current temperature & humidity readings into a 16 x 2 LCD Display. Alongside, I have also created a 3-LED setup which indicates 3 sets of temperature readings (cold, hot, extreme). The DHT11 is a…... Listed under:
  640. Automated Greenhouse
    We decided to design a greenhouse as subject for our electronic project. The goal was to regulate the temperature inside the greenhouse thanks a lamp, a servomotor to open a window and a PC fan. We wanted to maintain a quite constant level of soil…... Listed under:
  641. Control LED Using IR Remote : Simple
    Hello everyone, In this instructables we will control LED using IR remote. Step 1: Gather the Parts A breadboardA LEDA 220ohm resistorAn Arduino UNOA TSOP382 IR receiverSome jumper or hookup wires Step 2: Wiring Hookup all the components according to the circuit diagram shown above. Step…... Listed under:
  642. Sunlight Detection Alarm
    Most technology Instructables are fun to construct, and often easy to build. This is one that shares those features, but also solves a practical problem we had. To prevent fading of furniture, carpet, and the wood flooring in our foyer, my spouse and I installed…... Listed under:
  643. Arduino 8×8 LED Matrix
    In this instructable I'm going to show you how to Interface with LED matrix using an Arduino and MAX7219 IC, this project can be used to make low resolution images using LEDs. This project is very simple to build and serves as a basics to…... Listed under:
  644. Arduino Motion Detection Simple Project
    blank This is a very basic tutorial for Arduino beginners , we tried to keep it simple and to the point, how to use PIR motion detection sensors and how to control LED based on the sensor outpu. and so simply put,The main idea of…... Listed under:
  645. Arduino: How to Build an Obstacle Avoiding Robot
    This instructable is the written version of my "Arduino: How To Build An Obstacle Avoiding Robot" Youtube video that I've uploaded recently. I strongly recommend you to check it out. My YouTube Channel. Please Subscribe for Support So, without further ado, Let's get started !…... Listed under:
  646. Using ESP-01 and Arduino UNO
    In our previous tutorial, we learned how to set up the ESP8266 ESP-01 and establish communication with other devices. In this tutorial we are going to show how to use the ESP-01 module to give the Arduino UNO access to a Wi-Fi network and interact with inputs and outputs. Step 1: Materials The materials…... Listed under:
  647. Getting Started With the ESP8266 ESP-01
    The ESP8266 ESP-01 is a Wi-Fi module that allows microcontrollers access to a Wi-Fi network. This module is a self-contained SOC (System On a Chip) that doesn’t necessarily need a microcontroller to manipulate inputs and outputs as you would normally do with an Arduino, for example, because the ESP-01 acts as a small…... Listed under:
  648. THIRD EYE FOR THE BLIND – an Innovative Wearable Technology for Blinds.
    - The first wearable technology for blinds - Using ultrasonic waves to detect the obstacles - Notifying the user through vibrations/buzzer sound Third eye for blinds is an innovation which helps the blinds people to navigate with speed and confidence by detecting the nearby obstacles…... Listed under:
  649. Sending Data From Arduino to Python Via USB
    For several projects you might want to acquire some data from an Arduino board. There are several options and the one that I chose here uses the USB connection. I will explain how to store your data in a text file in order to plot…... Listed under:
  650. Read a Potentiometer With Arduino’s Analog Input
    blank Let's learn how to read a potentiometer, a type of rotating variable resistor, using Arduino's analog input! We'll connect up a simple circuit using a solderless breadboard and use some simple Arduino code to control a single LED. So far you've learned to control LEDs…... Listed under:
  651. DIY – Automated Garden Irrigation – (Arduino / IOT)
    This project will show you how to build an irrigation controller for a home garden. Capable of measuring soil moisture readings and activating irrigation from a garden tap if the soil becomes too dry. The controller also includes a temperature and humidity sensor. The controller…... Listed under:
  652. How to Connect the ESP8266 NodeMCU to the IoT Cloud
    This instructable shows you a simple Internet of Things demo using the ESP8266 NodeMCU and an online IoT service called AskSensors. We demonstrate you how to quickly get data from the ESP8266 HTTPS client and plot it in graph into the AskSensors IoT Platform. Step 1:…... Listed under:
  653. Fish Feeder 2
    Introduction / Why this project In 2016 I build my first fish feeder, see Fish Feeder 1. The feeder worked fine for more then half a year. After that period the servos were worn out, causing the program to halt, without sending an error-mail. Oops. I didn’t…... Listed under:
  654. Peggy – Arduino Portable RF Rain Tracker
    My country mild climate lets the sun to shine for the greatest part of the year, then tumble driers are not widely used and so we often use to drain clothes in the sun. What to do when a sudden rainfall comes? This project has…... Listed under:
  655. Home Automation Using Arduino With Wifi, Bluetooth and IR Remote Control
    This is a tutorial to show how to build a home automation system using arduino with Wifi [ESP8266-01], bluetooth (HC-05) and IR remote control. Home automation results in a smarter home and is used to provide a higher and healthier standard of living. The beauty…... Listed under:
  656. DIY | Ambilight Using Arduino Nano
    In this Instructable I will be teaching you how you can create your own (b)ambilight for under $40!Keep in mind that the Ambilight will only work on a PC running the Bambilight software. You will need the following components: Individually addressable RGB LED strip - Available on AliexpressArduino…... Listed under:
  657. DIY Smart Follow Me Drone With Camera (Arduino Based)
    Drones are very popular toys and tools these days. You can find professional and even beginner drones and flying gadgets in the market. I have four drones (quadcopters and hexcopters), because I love everything that flies, but the 200th flight isn't so interesting and starts…... Listed under:
  658. How to Use Water Flow Sensor – Arduino Tutorial
    In this tutorial you will learn how to use one water flow sensor with an Arduino board. The water flow sensor consists of a plastic valve body, a water rotor and a hall-effect sensor. When the water flows through the rotor, rotor rolls and the…... Listed under:
  659. Arduino Password Unlock Door Security System
    Hello! In this Instructables guide I will show you how to make your own password unlock door system by using the Arduino uno board. I made my own circuit by using the ATmega328 micro controller but this is an optional step. In this guide I…... Listed under:
  660. RFID Door Lock With Arduino
    Here we are with the classic RFID door lock. It's classic in that whole, "We live in the future and take it for granted at this point" sense. In this tutorial, we will set up a door latch that can be opened with the swipe…... Listed under:
  661. Long Range, 1.8km, Arduino to Arduino Wireless Communication With the HC-12.
    blank In this instructable you will learn how to communicate between Arduinos over a long distance up to 1.8km in open air. The HC-12 is a wireless serial port communication module that is very useful, extremely powerful and easy to use. First you will learn…... Listed under:
  662. Arduino : How to Control Stepper Motor Via Bluetooth (with Smartphone)
    This instructable is the written version of my "Arduino : How To Control Stepper Motor via Bluetooth (with Smartphone)" In this project we will control a Stepper motor with a smartphone via bluetooth. My YouTube Channel First, you should see the following Instructable: How to…... Listed under:
  663. Head Mouse With MPU6050 and Arduino Micro
    blank Hi everyone, here it is my new project, a mouse controlled with the movement of the head!I decided to make this project once I received my accelerometer/gyroscope MPU6050 from IC Station, and I wanted to do something useful with this.Then I found out that…... Listed under:
  664. Arduino – Sound Sensor (with LED)
    This instructable is the written version of my "Arduino - Sound Sensor (with LED)" YouTube video that I've uploaded recently. I strongly recommend you to check it out. My YouTube Channel Step 1: Tutorial Sound sensors can be used for a variety of things,…... Listed under:
  665. Gesture Controlled Robotic Arm Using Kinect & Arduino
    This is a Simulink Model to Control a Robotic Arm By Gestures that are captured using Kinect. A Robotic Arm is developed using Servo Motors. Step 1: Things Used in This Project Hardware components: Arduino Mega 2560Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360Microsoft Xbox Kinect AdapterAdafruit…... Listed under:
  666. Sparrow – My Assistant
    blank Hello everyone. I am a graphic designer with a restless soul (my site I loved doing electronics years ago and than got busy with life and job. I am now blessed with some time ( rare now a days 😛 ). This is…... Listed under:
  667. The Interactive Donation Box
    Donation boxes can be much more interesting and attractive when you combine them with electronics and a little bit of programming. This instructable will show you how to. As the name explains, making donation boxes interactive can help you gain much more attention and make…... Listed under:
  668. Distinguish Walking and Running Using Machine Learning
    Electronic market is full of devices called pedometer and fitness tracker. They counts the number of steps you have taken, distance you have covered, whether you are walking or running and bunch of other stuff. Ever wondered, how these devices perform such measurements. I decided…... Listed under:
  669. Tracked Robot Bluetooth Controlled by Arduino Via Android Application
    blank After trying to remote tracked robot by IR remote control.I have proceed to control same robot platform by Bluetooth Arduino controller via Android application.This method is more reliable,longer distance,pretty Android application enhancement. Same principle,low cost play and home level technical skill.Programming khownledge is not…... Listed under:
  670. Connecting “stuff” Via Bluetooth / Android / Arduino
    A very good wireless local area network (and personal) is undoubtedly the Bluetooth (BT). Today in our day-to-day is common to find us using cell phones, stereos, cameras, etc., interconnected with the help of the famous "blue little light”. In the world of IoT and…... Listed under:
  671. Voice to Arduino: Control LEDs Using MIT Speech Recognizer
    Hello, everybody!!! It has been some time I had not updated my post here. Today I would like to share with you guys an experiment I made. I am going to control LEDs using MIT app inventor speech recognizer. Oh before I forget, I had…... Listed under:
  672. SparkRover – 3D Printed Smartphone Controlled Robot
    Over the years, I have built several large robots using a custom-made robotics driver that I created called the SmartRover system. This driver was initially used for my SmartRover robot that I built which ran at a peak current of 60 amps at 24 volts.…... Listed under:
  673. Phone Controlled Computer Starter
    blank Have you ever wanted to start your computer while you are away from home to access some files? Or maybe you wanted to start a download of a new game, so that it would be done when you got home. This project will show…... Listed under:
  674. Arduino Basics: Emulate Your Arduino Circuits Online
    Want to make your arduino circuits online? want to test components with your code before buying? Then this is the right instructable for you. Lets start! Step 1: Open and Sign Up for 123D Circuits 1) Log on to 123D circuits and then make your…... Listed under:
  675. DIY Muscle Sensor / EMG Circuit for a Microcontroller
    Measuring muscle activation via electric potential, referred to as electromyography (EMG) , has traditionally been used for medical research and diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders. However, with the advent of ever shrinking yet more powerful microcontrollers and integrated circuits, EMG circuits and sensors have found their…... Listed under:
  676. 3W 4’x4′ Arduino Laser Cutter/Engraver
    blank In this tutorial you will learn how to make your own 4 ft by 4 ft, Arduino controlled, 3 watt laser engraver / cutter (for thin materials) for around 300$. The main thing that separates this tutorial from other laser engraver tutorials on…... Listed under:
  677. Color Recognition Lock
    There are a lot of ways that you can activate an electronic lock. You can use passwords, radio signals, or even voice commands. In this project, I am going to show you how to make a lock box that opens and closes based on color…... Listed under:
  678. 3D Printed Robot
    blank The nice thing about 3D printing is that it makes building robots easy. You can design whatever configuration of parts that you can dream up and have them in your hand virtually right away. This allows for rapid prototyping and experimention. This particular 3D…... Listed under:
  679. Drawing Robot
    blank Please vote for Drawing Robot on this link. Thanx in advance Fixing my drawing incapability with my robotics skills and to me results were not that bad. Now I can at least save my self from humiliation in my drawing class. This project…... Listed under:
  680. Mini BillBoard
    Designing a Mini BillBoard using LED Lights(different colors) , Arduino and Bread Board. Thought of creating a mini billboard, that could display my name ("Josh") . This is for one of the build nights (required us to use LED lights). This billboard would blink in…... Listed under:
  681. Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots
    Hey! This I'ble is now out of date! I made an updated version which you can read here! Hope you find it fun and useful! ~~~~~ Thus far, I've shown you how to create wheels out of household items, severalmotorizedchassis out of cardboard, and a…... Listed under:
  682. Dark Sensor With LDR, Transistor and a LED
    You wan't do a dark sensor with a LDR, one transistor and one LED and you don't know how to do it? In this small tutorial I will explain to you how you can do that even if you know only the basics of electronic.…... Listed under:
  683. How to Make a Remote Controlled Robotic Hand With Arduino
    blank This is my school project for the 5th year of high school (I'm Italian, we have 5 years of high school). It consists in an artificial hand controlled by a glove with flex sensors. The artificial hand reproduces the movements of the hand with…... Listed under:
  684. Program Your Arduino With an Android Device!
    Hi, in this Instructable I want to show you, how you can program your Arduino with your Android device. It is very simple and cheap. Also it allows us to program our Arduino where ever we want, this is usefull for permanently installed Arduino boards,…... Listed under:
  685. DIY Tilt Switch.
    In this instructable I'll show you how to make a simple tilt switch, this tilt switch works best with microcontrollers that can debounce the signal and overcome interferences produced by vibrations. There are many ways to make a tilt switch, this one is a cheap…... Listed under:
  686. Nexus 7 and the Arduino.
    Will show several ways to show how to use an Arduino as a sensor using The Nexus 7 for a terminal and to do development. This can be very important for protecting your electronic equipment especially servers.Note 1: All connections are to a standard Arduino…... Listed under:
  687. Remote Controlled Robot
    Remote Controlled Robot(2)
    The purpose of this final project was to create a small mobile robot and control it via a wireless controller. To accomplish our goal, we decided to use the Arduino Uno microcontroller as the base for both the controller and robot. For the wireless functionality…... Listed under:
  688. Das Blinken Bonken! an Arduino Ball Throwing Game Platform.
    blank This is a fun and pretty easy project that I built as a Christmas present for my kid who loves throwing things. Watch the video to see what it can do. It's built out of a regular Arduino UNO, pressure sensors made from velostat,…... Listed under:
  689. Arduino Assisted RC Truck/Car
    Recently I dusted off my 7 year old Stampede 2wd, designed in 1996. I got it for my 8th birthday. The truck was great, but it had a few caveats. For example, if the truck ran out of range, battery was low, or the transmitter batteries…... Listed under:
  690. KeySampler
    This instrument was build by Lieven Menschaert and Danny Leen using  an Arduino Uno and some  hardware components ( rotary encoder, potentiometer and  simple iron bolts). The software running the actual audio and video is a Pure Data / GEM patch. Additionaly Echonest API was…... Listed under:
  691. Tidal Clock
    This is a tutorial for making the Tidal Clock. The clock shows the ebb and flow between high and low tide by a rising and falling water level. It consists of an airtight acrylic container that has a front visible chamber and a back hidden…... Listed under:
  692. Pocket Laser Engraver.
    I have been trying to get my hands on a laser cutter for some time but they always seem out of reach. All the great things that can be done with a real laser cutter tickle the imagination. I feel it's time to share my…... Listed under:
  693. Arduino Uno Xylophone
    This xylophone uses the Arduino Uno and a multiplexer to identify when one of eight keys are struck, and play that sound via midi sound on a computer. An optional part of the instructions also allows each key to light up with two LED lights…... Listed under:
  694. How to Make a Cheap Attiny Arduino Board
    Well most of time i get troubled when i need Arduino in some projects where i need few I/O pinsWell thanks to Arduino-Tiny platformArduino program can be burned into the Avr-tiny Series like Attiny 85/45 Arduino-Tiny is an open source set of ATtiny "cores" for…... Listed under:
  695. Edge 3D Printer 1.0 – an Affordable Open Source 3D Printer!
    Hello everyone! In this instructable I will show you how to make a low cost 3d printer that I designed! It should cost around $150 US dollars or $175 Canadian dollars, if you buy from the links provided in this project (parts are from Aliexpress).…... Listed under:
  696. How to Control a Nixie Tube With an Arduino
    A Nixie Tube is a Neon gas-filled tube, that has a wiremesh anode with various cathodes shaped like numbers or symbols. Back in the 1950s they were used in computers, calculators, and laboratory equipment. Nixie tubes were replaced by LEDs and VFDs(vacuum fluorescent displays)in the…... Listed under:
  697. WiFi Enabled Arduino – Interfacing With Web APIs
    Are you familiar with Arduino, but are looking for a little more connectivity in your projects? This Instructable goes over a new (and cheap) wireless module that has hit the embedded world hard - the ESP8266. This little module is a perfect way to hook…... Listed under:
  698. Recycled Motherboard RC Quadcopter
    My university had a bunch of old server motherboards that were headed to the dumpster. I decided to see the feasibility of turning them into something useful! Go ahead and grab the attached pdf plans, print them out full size, and build your own! Step…... Listed under:
  699. How to Make an Entire Drone/Multirotor and Camera Gimbal Using Laser Cut Parts
    the photo you see was taken from my first ever copter which i built in 2 hours, what i had not mentioned was my first copter used a laser cut frame i designed and produced whilst in school.This difference between this post and my other…... Listed under:
  700. Low-Cost, Arduino-Compatible Drawing Robot
    blank I designed this project for a 10-hour workshop for whose goal is to introduce teenage women to STEM topics. The goals for this project were: Easy to build.Easy to program.Did something interesting.Low-cost so participants could take it home and continue to learn. With…... Listed under:
  701. Arduino Watch Sport
    I apologize if you find spelling errors or nonsensical text, my language is Spanish and has not been easy to translate, I will improve my English to continue composing instructables. In today's technology, especially electronics have come a long way, to the point that today…... Listed under:
  702. Simple LiDAR Using the Laser Rangefinder Uni-T UT390b, Arduino and Turbo Pascal
    Some days ago I bought a laser rangefinder (Uni-T UT390b, f.e. to realise a simple LiDAR. The rangefinder has an accuracy of +/- 2mm and is able to measure distances up to 45m. This will be enough for my living room 😉 You'll also…... Listed under:
  703. Lie Detector and Biofeedback Arduino Based
    This tutorial will explain how to build a machine for biofeedback. But first a bit of theory. What is biofeedback? [Font: Wikipedia |] Biofeedback is the process of gaining greater awareness of many physiological functions primarily using instruments that provide information on the activity of…... Listed under:
  704. The Dream Machine Or, How to Be More Awake While You Sleep
    This is an inexpensive, DIY, Arduino-powered oneironautics device that allows users to alert themselves when they are in a deep dreamstate, without waking up. In other words, this machine will tell you when you are dreaming, while you are dreaming. Why is this such a big…... Listed under:
  705. DIY Arduino 3D Laser Scanner
    FabScan is an open-source, do-it-yourself 3D laser scanner.It started out as a Bachelor's thesis by Francis Engelmann, supervised by René Bohne. You can find official project here. I made my own box from MDF hood sheets and use different hardware parts.I decided to make this guide…... Listed under:
  706. Control TV With Any Phone (Even Phones Without IR Blaster)
    Do you want to control your TV and several other gadgets that are IR controlled? Ya but my phone doesn't support it because it doesn't have an IR blaster.Don't worry here a gadget that gives IR control to any phone and the thing it needs…... Listed under:
  707. Course on MIT App Inventor and Arduino
    I have made many tutorials for creating apps using MIT app inventor and connected the app with arduino to make things work, I often get email stating something went missing when they follow my tutorial, Here's a step by step tutorial on getting started with…... Listed under:
  708. Use the Force… or Your Brainwaves? (multifuctional Thought Controlled System)
    As a kid I always wanted to have a special ability, like moving objects with thoughts or flying. I tried to move objects with “the power of my mind” of course with no success. Well, yes, I was and I am a huge Star Wars…... Listed under:
  709. Arduino Bluetooth Basic Tutorial
    Ever thought of controlling any electronic devices with your smart phone ?Controlling your robot or any other devices with your smartphone will be really cool. Here is is a simple and basic tutorial for interfacing Bluetooth with arduino Step 1: Things You Need Hardware Bluetooth Module HC 05/06ArduinoLED220Ω ResistorAndroid device…... Listed under:
  710. A Levitating Sphere Rotates Glows and Blinks With Arduino
    A levitating little Death Star in Instructables invited me to the new project with Arduino. Three policies were decided and kept to differentiate it from the forerunner. Do it myself with no (or less) ready-made.Keep rotating.Make glow and blink without battery.VIDEO(1): A Levitating Sphere Rotates Glows…... Listed under:
  711. Car Dash Tablet
    Putting a tablet in car dash.This project was on my mind for a long time.Somehow I couldn’t find any free time to build this project. But now I have done it and I’ll tell you how. My car is a VW Polo (2014 ) and…... Listed under:
  712. Using NXT Components With a Micro Controller
    This is a guide to using the motors and sensors from the LEGO NXT set with a Parallax Basic Stamp II or BS2.  However, rather than just providing schematics and sample code for the BS2, I'll be providing some theory on how the sensors work…... Listed under:
  713. Program Your Arduino With an Android Device Over Bluetooth
    Hello world, in this Instructable I want to show you, how to program your Arduino Uno with your Android device over Bluetooth. It is very simple and so cheap. Also it allows us to program our Arduino where ever we want over wireless bluetooth... So…... Listed under:
  714. Arduino Mosquito Repeller
    In this instructable I'm going to show you how to build a mosquito repeller using an Arduino. The repeller is in the form of a shield that plugs into the Arduino board and the frequency of the repeller can be changed easily. This project is ideal…... Listed under:
  715. DIY Standalone Weather Station Powered by Arduino
    Hello Makers out there Again this is not a Step by step Instructable . Like always i forgot to take take snaps since the inception of this project.The idea of Building a community weather station using Open hardware Kicked a long back. We people from…... Listed under:
  716. SmartPhone Controlled RGB MOOD Light
    Mood lamps are always fascinating for me and is a very good project for starters to start with Arduino. What is a Mood Lamp ? Mood lamps are lighting devices that are used to establish a particular feeling or mood within a room. In some…... Listed under:
  717. DIY CNC for 60$ (Large Work Area)
    Hi there I've been here after a long time, and this time I've made a huge project as compared to my earlier ones. This is a full-sized 250 mm X 300 mm work area CNC machine and more interesting things is that it was made…... Listed under:
  718. Make an Optical Disk Display
    Every curious how DVDs work? Interested in learning some simple analog electronics? This Instructables will show you how to make an optical disk display project in only a few hours. What is an optical disk? An optical disk stores data/information and can be read or…... Listed under:
  719. How to Work With Conductive Fabric
    Working with conductive fabric is fun and it's ideal for wearables, soft circuitry, e-textiles and other projects that take advantage of it's properties. Learning the basics will help you make design and material choices tailored to your application. This Instructable is jam-packed with insights from…... Listed under:
  720. The MicroSlice V1 | a Tiny Arduino Laser Cutter
    A few years ago I saw an Instructable where Groover had used a pair of DVD-RW drives to make a pocket laser engraver. Inspired by the idea, driven by the recent purchase of a full-sized 50 watt CO2 laser cutter, and roused by the launch of the Microcontroller contest I took…... Listed under:
  721. The Nerd Watch
    Hello! Welcome to another Other Machine project tutorial! I'm Sam DeRose, a former Other Machine Co. Summer Intern. I created the Nerd Watch last summer while working at OMC. The Nerd Watch displays the time in binary when the button is pushed. The watch shows the…... Listed under:
  722. Intro to LED Strips
    blank LED strips are a very fun and effective way to give lots of glow and color to a project. In this Instructable you will learn about the basic kinds of strips and how to hook them up to the Intel Edison with Arduino breakout…... Listed under:
  723. Arduino: CNC Machine / Part 2
    Hey guys this is part 2 of my Arduino CNC machine! Thanks to you guys you motivated me to make my next part into building this! This is me building the y-axis on the CNC machine. Hope you guys enjoy! Step 1: Patreon As you…... Listed under:
  724. Smartphone Controlled Cat Laser
    blank I've been wanting to start exploring the world of microcontrollers and programming for some time now, so I came up with this simple project which uses an app called "Blynk" to allow you to wirelessly control an Arduino board through your wifi. Now obviously…... Listed under:
  725. Print Conductive Circuits With an Inkjet Printer
    This tutorial will teach you how to modify your average inkjet printer to be able to print electrically conductive circuits. This technology is fairly new but can provide a faster and safer prototyping option for DIY printed circuit boards. This project also acts as an…... Listed under:
  726. How to Make a Cheap Arduino MIDI Controller
    I'm a huge fan of technology and music, but when I decided to start making my own electronic music, I was discouraged by the high price of MIDI keyboards and controllers. After a lot of tinkering, I saw the opportunity to create my own MIDI…... Listed under:
  727. “With U Smart Sole” DIY GPS Embedded Smart Shoe Sole #MITBetterWorld
    What do you do when someone is chasing you or you are lost? Cross your fingers? Don't. When you are in trouble, just cross your feet [in a special way] and your location is sent to your family members. Wait there's more! Even the family can get your location just…... Listed under:
  728. Arduino Solar Tracker (Single or Dual Axis)
    blank If you’ve installed solar panels on a camper van to provide you with electricity on your camping trip or at home to supplement your electricity usage or take your home completely off grid then you probably know that the panels work the best when…... Listed under:
  729. Arduino Data Glasses for My Multimeter
    blank Video of the working device Trying to build a cheap Arduino Data Glasses for everybody. Why? I just wanted one. It's working, and now it can even help to avoid accidents. From the first idea to the working prototype, it took 4 Month The…... Listed under:
  730. Make Your Own GPS SMS Security Tracking System
    In this project I will show you how to combine a SIM5320 3G module with an Arduino and a piezoelectric transducer as a shock sensor in order to create a security tracking system that will send you the location of your precious vehicle via SMS…... Listed under:
  731. DIY Multi Featured Robot With Arduino
    This robot was mainly built for understanding Arduino and combining various projects of Arduino to form a Multi Featured Arduino Robot. And further, who doesn't want to have a pet robot? So I named it BLUE ROVIER 316. I could have bought a beautiful tracked…... Listed under:
  732. Arduino XMAS Hitcounter
    Christmas is coming closer, so here is my contribution to put you in the right mood. It is a blog hitcounter, that rings a bell. Literally. It puts a smile on your face, every time someone hits your blog. It consists of an Arduino board,…... Listed under:
  733. Arduino Charliplexed Heart, Just in Time for Valentines Day.
    Here is an Arduino controlled Charliplexed LED heart just in time for Valentine's Day. It uses a total of 6 wires to controll the 27 LEDs. A PIC or AVR could easily be used for this, but I have Arduinos lying around and they are…... Listed under:
  734. Drumming MIDI Glove Using Arduino and Light Sensors
    I will describe a fun and easy way to build your own sound expression MIDI enabled glove without expending lot's of money on MIDI Interfaces or expensive sensors. Feel free to contact me directly by mail if you like it or have suggestions.  This project…... Listed under:
  735. DIY Bare Minimum Arduino Mega 2560
    [2017 Update] Eagle files please click here. The objective of this project is to create a version of Arduino Mega 2560 board that has lower component count and smaller board size. Personally to be used for robotics projects that require ATmega2560's 256 KB flash and digital/analog…... Listed under:
  736. How to Make Your Own Professional Arduino Sheld
    In this instructable I will show you how to make your own professional looking arduino shield. In the proses of designing the arduino shield I will use eagle.cad, arduino software & viewplot. First step in making a arduino shield is thinking of what you want…... Listed under:
  737. Arduino Radio
    blank Update 16.04.2015 just thought how would a "cool" kit look a like, so I get an altoids tin box eat all the thinks inside and put all necassary parts inside. 😉 a new project from good old Germany. I got some of those very…... Listed under:
  738. Serial Communication – Arduino and Linkit One
    In this instructable I'm going show you how to establish serial communication between the arduino and the Linkit One. This would help you make a more complex project with these two boards. Step 1: Components Here is a list of all the components required to…... Listed under:
  739. Arduino Laser Harp
    A couple of weeks ago I presented my culmination project, framed laser harp, at New York City College of Technology. Work on it was so interesting for me, that I decided to share it here. I am an Arduino amateur and don't have any professional…... Listed under:
  740. Arduino Simple Memory Game
    This project is all about creating a simple game to test your memory. I’ll be using a Teensy 3.0 board. (If you want to know more about this board please click here to read a Getting Started Guide). This project is also 100% compatible with the Arduino.…... Listed under:
  741. Salvaging Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs)
    Almost all electronics have some sort of human interface, from blinking lights and beeping speakers to seven segment alphanumeric and Liquid Crystal Displays. This Instructable is about salvaging and testing Liquid Crystal Displays, and a couple tricks I know to make salvaging them more successful.…... Listed under:
  742. Datalogger With Temperature Sensor and Photoresistor
    In this project I’m going to create a simple Datalogger with my Arduino and an Ethernet shield.I’ll be using a photoresistor and a temperature sensor and all the information will be stored in a micro SD card.The idea is that you can apply this to…... Listed under:
  743. Motorized Pulldown Curtain (Phone & Radio Controlled)
    blank I pull my curtain up and down a couple of times a day. If I watch a movie I pull it down and then, I pull it up to get better lighting. I also pull it down when I go to sleep and I…... Listed under:
  744. Arduino Sprinkler Valves + Wifi + Twitter
    This is my first post so... be brutal ! I have a small yard with a very odd shape, well... L-shaped really and not enough pressure at the tap to be able to water it in one go. So I had to create 3 sprinkler…... Listed under:
  745. Simple Audio Amplifier
    In most cases first project in electronics for beginners is building simple audio amplifier. That is because it requires small number of elements and not a lot of knowledge to build one. For low power amplifiers we could use integrated circuits like TDA family. But…... Listed under:
  746. Use Arduino Code on a TI Launchpad MSP430
    You can now use Arduino sketches to program your TI Launchpad MSP430. The video show me programming an Arduino Mega 2560 and a TI Launchpad MSP430 with the same Arduino sketch. The TI Launchpad MSP430 is a microprocessor development board from Texas Instruments.  It's…... Listed under:
  747. Wearable Wireless Gesture Control With PHIRO Pro + Arduino + Pocket Code Smartphone App (JEDI MODE)
    Once again, here we are with another tutorial to "Awaken the Force" within you! With the new Star Wars movie just around the corner, we thought it would be fun to use the force to control PHIRO. In this tutorial, we will be using PHIRO Pro with Arduino along with some awesome…... Listed under:
  748. Arduino Lock Bar…sorta
    This project was tough but nothing worth doing is easy and i am ver proud that i was able to accomplish what i did. To know that my skills are further than they once were is a reward on their own.......but how did i get…... Listed under:
  749. Arduino LED Matrix
    blank In this short tutorial you will learn how to make an Arduino-powered LED matrix. Unlike several other designs, this one uses a "companion" computer to notify the Arduino which LEDs should be powered. I have provided the code for the Arduino, as well…... Listed under:
  750. Panner With Arduino
    This project it’s a new time-lapse tripod or panning with two axis that works with an arduino protoboard. Everyone will be able to create their own time-lapse trajectory without need to check it. With the arduino code we’ll can change the value for the movement…... Listed under:
  751. Arduino Self Balancing Robot
    In this project I will describe the construction of robots standing in equilibrium with Arduino.We explained in our previous version of the android controlled project. In this project we will move to our control. Let's go let's get to our building project. Step 1: Materials:…... Listed under:
  752. Arduino Insight -Beginner LED’S and (Binary Counter 16 Bit)
    Hello friends...!!! This is my first tutorial on Instructables, in this tutorial I'm going to show you* Write a simple program for glowing LED* Group of LED program* Explain analog output (PWM)* Create a simple project of (4 bit binary counter).Small BIO:Friends we know that…... Listed under:
  753. Arduino Project in 5 Minutes
    blank In the following Instructable, we'll show you how you can make your next Arduino project in just 5 minutes. It's simple, easy and fun. Step 1: Plan It! 1. Go to 2. Select the components in the screenshot, add a description and your…... Listed under:
  754. Arduino Thermometer
    Its hot here in Los Angeles! Besides the massive drought California is in, Its not as cool around here lately. I wanted to build something to see just how hot it really was, and here it is! Read this instructable and Ill teach how you…... Listed under:
  755. Controlling a MIDI CC in Ableton Live With an Arduino Uno
    blank In this instructable we will use a potentiometer on an Arduino Uno to control a MIDI CC in Ableton Live. A MIDI CC stands for Continuous Controller, i.e. a number in the range from 0 to 127 inclusive to modulate something with. In the youtube I…... Listed under:
  756. Giant Arduino GEMMA Side Table
    They're always serving up something hot at Adafruit. Make this giant Arduino GEMMA side table to use as a platform for various purposes. I needed a small utility table next to my BBQ grill so I made this. Enjoy afternoon tea or cappuccino outdoors in…... Listed under:
  757. Arduino Ethernet Camera
    I will introduce a Arduino ethernet Camera. You can take a picture inside of house which have a this arduino ethernet camera by just openning the web site if you follow this contents. It is very easy and simple way which don't need any app.…... Listed under:
  758. Arduino Controlled CNC / 3D Printer Hybrid
    The objective of this instructable is to guide your way throw the entire making process of building a BuildersBot machine. An open design Arduino Controlled CNC Router that can also perform 3D printing. The instructions will cover all areas such as design, mechanics, electronics and…... Listed under:
  759. Arduino Robot
    first of all, i am sorry if i have grammar mistakes, i am asian and i am 13 years old, i study arduino by my self (mostly my self) and this is my first project and also my first instructables. this is the robot that…... Listed under:
  760. Arduino-Using Shift Registers With Ultrasonic Sensors
    The HC-SR04 Ultrasonic range sensing module is great for sensing distances that can be used as an input for your Arduino projects, but using multiple (more than two) can quickly cost you a lot of pins. This basic Instructable gives you the code and basic…... Listed under:
  761. Turn Signal Biking Jacket
    This tutorial will show you how to build a jacket with turn signals that will let people know where you're headed when you're on your bike. We'll use conductive thread and sewable electronics so your jacket will be soft and wearable and washable when you're…... Listed under:
  762. Control Your Home Appliances Using Arduino and Relay
    Hello everyone, In this instructable we will be using Arduino And Relay module to control home appliances. This instructable covers: Basics of Relays.Connecting Relays with Arduino.Controlling AC appliances using Relays. How it works: The relay uses an electromagnet to mechanically switch electric appliances.A relay can…... Listed under:
  763. Automated Plant Watering System
    House Plant Babysitter Going away from a while? Need something to babysit your house plants?This box will automatically deliver an adjustable volume of water to four plants (or less) every day, or once every "x" day (up to seven days). A micro controller handles the…... Listed under:
  764. The Maven Box: an Arduino Controller for Software Developers
    Every job has it's routine. I am a software developer who works with a Git/Maven based workspace everyday. So when I start working, my daily routine is to update and build my local workspace, pulling changes from GitHub, execute a maven build and execute the…... Listed under:
  765. Arduino Type K Temperature Indicator
    There are lots of Arduino projects to read temperature with different devices, this is an easy one to measure high temperatures with type K thermocouples (1300ºC).Skills necessary for this project are basic (buying max IC already mounted) but I have mount an MAX31855 in a…... Listed under:
  766. Lettuce for Life – Arduino 101 Based Automated Controller for Hydroponics, Aeroponics, Aquaponics, Etc. Intel Curie
    SUMMARY A device that can be used to control up to 4 different Hydroponic/Aeroponic Systems at once. The device will control the components of the system and will display notification to a LCD screen and allow the user to customize settings via Bluetooth. This system…... Listed under:
  767. Synesthesia Mask
    blank Inspiration What if I told you that 2+2=Red!?!? What!?! I know this sounds crazy but for people with synesthesia this might be their reality. Synesthesia is defined as "the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or part of the body by…... Listed under:
  768. Environmental Alert System
    blank What's that smell? It's noxious gas of course! If you're in an environment where there's a possibility of gaseous release of which you'd rather not breathe, why not build an automatic system for sensing and alerting you? The design for the Environmental Alert System…... Listed under:
  769. Intro to GPS With Microcontrollers
    blank Once the purview of strictly military operations, GPS has become a regular part of modern living and in relatively short time! Who wouldn't want want to know when and where they are anywhere on the planet? It's a science fiction dream brought into reality,…... Listed under:
  770. InstaKISS : Networked Picture Frames
    These frames are connected to the internet, which allows you to instantly send a kiss to a loved one. When my boyfriend and I were in a long distance relationship (for one and half years!), we communicated anyway that we could. We talked on the…... Listed under:
  771. Make Your Own Motorized Camera Slider
    In this project I will show you how I repurposed two old camera tripods in order to create a motorized camera slider. The mechanical system consist mostly of aluminium and stainless steel which makes the slider sturdy and pretty decent looking. The electrical system consists…... Listed under:
  772. Arduino Ping Pong Ball Cannon
    blank Overview: This instructable uses a Trossen Robotics Pan and Tilt kit to construct an Arduino controlled ping pong ball cannon. The project also uses several other components from Trossen Robotics including a medium solenoid, a relay and various items from one of their Robotics Grab Bags. A joystick controls the…... Listed under:
  773. Simple Arduino-based Thermometer
    Building an Arduino project isn't just about making all the components talk to one another. It's about creating an actual object or prototype out of your small creation, and giving it that extra touch that makes it unique. For this next project, we took some…... Listed under:
  774. LED Matrix Controller Using 4Duino
    In this project, we will use the digital pins and screen of the 4Duino to create a 5×7 LED matrix controller with a user graphical interface. An LED matrix is essentially many LEDs packaged in a dot grid format in order to produce pictures…... Listed under:
  775. Arduino Sunflower – an Electronic Sundancer
    Maker is always sensitive to the new and funny things. One day, I watched a video, in which the sunflower moves along with the sun. I had a sudden insight then. Why can't I make a electronic device inmitating this biomechanism. In the following days,…... Listed under:
    This project examines how interface pressure is a key risk factor in the development of pressure ulcers. Visual feedback of continuous interface pressure between the body and support surface could inform clinicians on repositioning strategies and play a key role in an overall strategy for…... Listed under:
  777. JolliCube (8x8x8 LED Cube) With MD_Cubo Library
    So far, we have only built 3 LED cubes. Our first cube is a 4x4x4 LED cube and though we managed to successfully complete it without too much difficulty, we did not find much excitement and satisfaction experimenting with it. Next, we designed, created and…... Listed under:
  778. DIY | RGB LED Shades Controlled by Arduino
    Today I'm going to teach you how you can build your own RGB LED Glasses very easily and cheapThis has always been one of my biggest dreams and it finally came true! A huge shout out to EasyEDA for the amazing PCB's and personal support! 🙂 The…... Listed under:
    What Does Fashion Lack? "Microcontrollers" I always answer - and it's TRUE! It makes your garments SO much more interesting, interactive and communicative as soon as you add some INTELLIGENCE to it. But which ones are on the market?  I started a little research on…... Listed under:
  780. How to Use the Adafruit Flora Board – Arduino Tutorial
    In this tutorial you will learn how to use the Adafruit Flora board and how you can easily program it with Codebender! FLORA is Adafruit's fully-featured wearable electronics platform. It's a round, sewable, Arduino-compatible microcontroller designed to empower amazing wearables projects. The FLORA family also…... Listed under:
  781. VU Meter – LED Noise-o-Meter for Classrooms
    I built this a short while ago as an idea to use in a primary classroom setting. Poster displays are often used by primary teachers wanting to control the noise levels in their classrooms but I wanted to add technology to make it dynamic and…... Listed under:
  782. Web-Based Pool Controller W/ Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Xbee and Digital Thermometer
    This simple system allows web based remote control of a swimming pool pump and heater, or any device that be switched with simple relays. It uses a Raspberry Pi as the main controller and web server. It also uses a remote thermometer run by an…... Listed under:
  783. Arduino Experiments (Supersize Instructable)
    Masses if not all Arduino Experiments done my way,that being everyone carry's out experiments different to the next person,as such this instructable will have alot of videos,and pictures as well as detailed descriptions of each experiment what I did how and why....LARGE INSTRUCTABLE BE WARNED!(there are…... Listed under:
  784. Arduino Uno R3 Battery Tester
    This simple project is intended to help you in answering the lifelong question "Does this battery have any juice left?". Although popularity of single cell batteries (such as AA, AAA, C and D cell) is diminishing, there are still many small devices like TV remotes,…... Listed under:
  785. Electromagnet Superhero Glove
    For a class assignment, I needed to make something fabric-based which took an Arduino, some programming, and at least two inputs and outputs. After sketching a few different ideas, I hit on this one: an electromagnetic glove for MagnetoGirl. It sprang to life for me,…... Listed under:
  786. Program Arduino Pro Mini Using Arduino Uno
    Hello everyone. Today I am going to show how to program arduino pro mini using arduino uno. If you already had a arduino uno and you newly buy arduino pro mini then you don’t need to buy the USB to serial converter to program the…... Listed under:
  787. Arduino Xylophone
    I made a xylophone that uses an Arduino Mega to detect when a note is struck, and generate MIDI output. This project is wondeful because I essentially made a xylophone, a drumkit, and any other MIDI controlled sound instrument, with one tool. The following steps…... Listed under:
  788. Arduino Is Slow – and How to Fix It!
    Arduino is slow? What? This instructable will show just how slow a part of Arduino is, and how to fix it.  It’s true – more specifically, Arduino’s digitalWrite command takes a considerable amount of time. If you are just switching on a LED once or…... Listed under:
  789. Arduino Nano to Arduino Uno Adapter
    Arduino Nano is a nice, small and cheap member of the Arduino family. It is based on the Atmega328 chip, what makes it as powerful as the biggest his brother Arduino Uno, but it can be obtained for less money. In Ebay now Chinese versions…... Listed under:
  790. Arduino LED Exploration
    Arduino LED ExplorationMy program shows you all of the data on your Led from the first light to the normal operation light. From that data you can pick an RS that is good light, but lower in current. You must build the circuit to run…... Listed under:
  791. LilyPad Arduino Painted Canvas With Music and Lights
    This is a project that I created for my Children and Technology class that I am taking in my Masters of Library Science Program. This was one of my first experiences with coding so this was a trial and error process but this instructable should…... Listed under:
  792. Bionic Iron Man Glove
    One of our prime passions is to motivate the next great minds and ideas by posting informative step-by-step tutorials. To celebrate the launch of our fourth-generation muscle sensor, the MyoWare, we've revisited our most popular tutorial and simplified it down to just four major components! This Instructable…... Listed under:
  793. Arduino Voting Machine
    This instructable will teach you to build a simple Arduino based Voting machine using simple components such as push buttons and LCD. The highlighting feature of this system is that Serial Monitor in Arduino IDE is used to perform the polling operation no other external…... Listed under:
  794. Getting started with Python and Arduino MKR1000 for secure IoT projects
    Arduino MKR1000 meets Python With the release r2.0.7, Zerynth adds another board to its supported device list: Arduino MKR1000, a device specifically designed for IoT projects. The MKR1000 is described as a powerful board that combines the functionality of an Arduino Zero (already supported by Zerynth) and the connectivity of a Wi-Fi Shield,…... Listed under: ,
  795. esp32 devkit v1 pinout
    GPIO pins of ESP32 DEVKIT As mentioned earlier, the chip used with this board has 48 GPIO pins, but all pins are not accessible through development boards. ESP32 devkit has 36 pins and 18 on each side of the board as shown in the picture…... Listed under:
  796. ESP32-WROOM-32 (ESP-WROOM-32)
    This tutorial is about pinout of the ESP32 development board, especially for ESP32 devkit. ESP32 devkit consists of ESP-WROOM-32 module.  There are many versions of ESP32 chip available in the market. But ESP32 devkit uses ESP-WROOM-32module. But the functionality of all GPIO pins is the same across all…... Listed under:
  797. Arduino-Controlled 12V Battery Charger
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